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 …

STA score solar thermal win

Following a concerted effort by the Solar Trade Association (STA) the Government has dropped plans to remove solar thermal from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).