Smart Energy Plan

24/07/2017 STA Policy Manager Chris Hewett was interviewed for BBC News on the publication of the BEIS smart energy proposals. Chris discussed the exciting growth of the UK storage and solar markets, while also highlighting the significant barriers faced and government opportunities for regulation change. As always the STA are proud to be representing the industry especially as we further expand STA Storage and as the country moves closer to smarter, flexible and low carbon power.  

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Solar: nothing to hide, everything to offer

  This blog is by Leonie Greene, Head of External Affairs, STA Reading some of the coverage of the Public Accounts Committee report on Government’s funding of clean energy schemes you’d be forgiven for thinking backing solar was costing households a lot of money. It isn’t. That is why we welcome all the transparency we can get. The National Audit Office showed solar was responsible for just 6% of the budget overspend on clean power, but it had been publicly blamed and bore the brunt of sudden cuts. Solar adds around £10 to people’s energy bills – a fraction of …

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One cheer for the domestic RHI?

Stuart Elmes, CEO of Viridian Solar, member of the Board of Directors of the STA and Chair of the STA Solar Thermal Working Group has done an excellent blog for Next Energy News about solar thermal and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). To read the blog, click here.

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