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STA Template Agreement Aims To Boost Confidence in Solar ‘maintenance and repair’ Market

What do you do if your solar PV or solar thermal system stops working? As with all electrical and heating systems, things can occasionally go wrong and components wear out.

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REA Support for World-Leading £1m Solar and Energy Storage Project

- International companies announce £1m investment in solar and energy storage project

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Better Regulation Could See House Building And CO2 Reductions Go Hand In Hand

The scrapping of the Zero Carbon Homes policy in July 2015 [1] has left a policy vacuum that urgently needs filling, says the Solar Trade Association.

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Solar industry puts forward emergency £1 solar rescue plan

The solar industry is putting forward an emergency rescue plan for British solar which will cost just £1 on bills in 2019 as an alternative to the Government’s proposed cuts to the Feed-in Tariff for the technology. [1]

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Solar Industry Welcomes Growing Call For Government To Reconsider ‘extreme’ Feed-In Tariff Proposals

The STA has joined a number of powerful organisations calling on the Government to reconsider their FIT proposals after consultation with the industry and stakeholders [1].

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Big Commercial Solar Roofs and Farms Face Major Cut in Support

Investor confidence to take blow with proposal to end guaranteed level of support through lifetime of large-scale projects

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IRENA Says Solar PV Leading Falling Renewable Energy Costs

The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies in many parts of the world, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) revealed in a new report today.

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STA Amends Influential 10 Commitments on Solar Farms to Include Community Investment Offer

The Solar Trade Association has revised its influential ‘10 Commitments' [1] on the development of solar farms to support the Department for Energy and Climate Change's push for greater levels of local and community ownership.

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Britain Now Boasts over 650,000 Solar PV Installations of all Shapes and Sizes

Official Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) figures out today show that solar electricity generation almost doubled over the course of last year, with almost 5GW of capacity at the end of 2014 up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013. This is enough power to supply the equivalent of 1.5million homes.

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Solar Feed-In Tariffs For Big Roofs Could Soon Move With Owners

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has today released proposals that would allow businesses and factories to take their solar with them if they move location [1].

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