Posts Tagged ‘feed in tariff’

UK Residents Are Not Aware of the Benefits of Solar Energy

An online survey conducted by The Eco Experts revealed some interesting data about the relationship between the Britons and solar energy. There you go some facts!

Rising Energy Prices – Everyone’s problem

The survey reveals even the richest households in the UK are worried about the rising energy prices. Around 2/3rds of the surveyed say a sudden 30% increase in their energy bills couldn’t be afforded, and even among households earning more than £75,000 a year, 1/3rd claim they could not afford the increase. (more…)

Weekly Solar PV Installations (ending 29th July 2012)

Followed by the great results of last week solar pv installations, this week figures were even better! Still awaiting updates1 from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the first results published reveal that nothing more and nothing less than 9,390 solar photovoltaic installations were done in the UK during these last seven days! (more…)

Weekly Solar PV Installations (ending 22nd July 2012)

With more than 6,000 solar PV installations, this last week solar figures have overcome the expectations in the UK. Still awaiting updates1, the Department of Energy and Climate Change published today the new Weekly Solar PV Installations and Capacity document, revealing great results for this week ending 22nd July. (more…)

Weekly Solar PV Installations (ending 15th July 2012)

With only two exact weeks left to the beginning of the new Feed-in Tariffs, the UK Government has published again some good figures for the latest installations made in the UK. By the looks of it1, 4,186 people have installed solar panels this last week ending 15th July, increasing the installed capacity by 18MW. Now, the total number of installations registered on the MCS database is 350,452 up from 341,827 from the last week, and the total capacity installed stands at 1.2GB.


Weekly Solar PV Installations (1st – 8th July 2012)

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published latest statistics of solar PV installations for the week ending 8th July. Given the amazing figures from last week, we don’t expect less from the next three weeks before the new Feed-in Tariff start!

Our country has seen a huge number of installations these last weeks due to the more than close change in the Feed-in Tariffs scheme. Although these first statistics have to be reviewed1, this last week 3,284 installations have been registered in the MCS database - compared to  3,434 confirmed from week ending 1st July. The total number of solar PV installations done in the UK is now 341,827 , and the total capacity installed increased by 10MW, keeping the total capacity installed at 1.17 GW right now.


Weekly Solar PV Installations (18-24th June 2012)

Coming directly from Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Discover Solar has the pleasure of announce the latest solar PV installation figures, which are even better than last week! DECC statistics confirm, at least, 2,136 installations have been done in this week ending 24th June. Will the UK reach 3,000 installations for this last week at the end of DECC’s revision?1.


Weekly Solar PV Installations (4-10th June 2012)

After downloading the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) solar installations statistics for the week ending 10th June, the latest results don’t look as good as expected. Although these results are still provisional1, the number of installations during the last 7 days has decreased around a 40% in comparison with the last week figures.


Weekly Solar PV Installations (ending 3rd June 2012)

A new update in the number of solar PV installations of the week ending 3rd June 2012 all over the UK has just been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), revealing some good news for the solar market: last week numbers show solar installations have increased around a 35% in comparison to the solar PV installations of the first weeks of Aprilwhen the 21p Feed-in Tariffs started -, and around a 20% in comparison to the beginning of May. This week’s figures are still lower than the last ones, but are expected to be the same as last week’s or even higher, as these results are still provisional1.