Worldwide Coverage for STA

Solar overtaking nuclear here was a milestone that attracted international interest. From Brussels to Bangkok, our release, including CEO Paul Barwell’s words, were bounced around newsrooms across the world.

UK solar generation breaks new record

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 26 May 2017 UK solar generation breaks new record Overtakes electricity generated by nuclear for the first-time ever As the UK approaches the May bank holiday and basks in glorious sunshine, the electricity generated by solar power has today hit a new record. STA CEO Paul Barwell: “With the UK bathed in glorious sunshine today, we at the …

The Great British Solar Manifesto

The STA today publishes its ‘Great British Solar Manifesto’, summarising the tremendous contribution solar can make to the well-being and prosperity of Britain over the next Parliament

Clean Technology Industrial Strategy Joint Letter

We signed a joint letter with Renewable UK, The Electricity Storage Network, REA, Regen, and Scottish Renewables addressed to Secretary of State, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP. Download the letter below

It’s Budget Day!

It’s budget day! The STA has been arguing for nine months against extreme business rate rises for organisations using their own rooftop solar. Will the Chancellor do the right thing today?

Chancellor Urged to Drop the Solar Tax Hike

Key measures the solar industry is looking out for in the Spring Budget tomorrow: Exempt Microgeneration and Rooftop Cells and Solar from Business Rates The STA delivered a 200,000+

Primary children ask treasury ahead of budget: stop the solar tax hike

 IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2 March 2017 Photos will be available for download here. This morning children from Eleanor Palmer Primary school in Camden, London, visited the Treasury to deliver a petition from 200,000 people asking the Treasury to drop a business rate tax hike that threatens their school solar project. Waving a large sunshine and solar panel artwork, the children represented …