Smart Export Guarantee (SEG)

Last year sees 114% increase in MCS certified domestic solar installations

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), has released its latest data showing that 130,596 solar photovoltaic (PV) systems were installed in UK homes last year – a 114% rise from 2021. This figure made up the majority of the total 163,341 MCS certified installations, marking the highest annual deployment since 2015, which saw 200,000 installations. The

Home Battery Storage: The (Solar) Rich Get Richer

Everyone is talking about the vanishing gap between household incomes and the affordability of rooftop solar, and that’s a good thing. Throw a home battery energy storage system into the mix, though, and the gap reappears. Now add the virtual power plant model, and the gap could turn into a yawning chasm of benefits,

Are Solar Panels Worth It?

Solar panels require some upfront expenditure. But they also carry a huge range of benefits for you and the planet, including decades of energy savings! Are Solar Panels Worth It? Renewable energy is the future! Now, more than ever, the UK has a great relationship with renewable energy. We’re the world’s biggest generator of

The Feed In Tariff is Dead, Long Live the Smart Export Guarantee!

It was sad news when the government killed the Feed-In Tariff, the guaranteed payments that solar home owners received for generating and exporting solar energy. There were a lot of complaints when the scheme ended on 1 April 2019, especially when there was nothing to replace it but promises of a new scheme. Fast forward

A Remote Solar Survey to Keep Us Safe During Covid19

We are all adapting to new ways of living and working as Covid19 unfolds. It is very important that our economy keeps going as much as possible, so like many, we are adapting our processes to make it possible to keep working as safely as possible. This video explains how to set up your

SEG tariffs only available to import customers non-compliant, Ofgem warns

Ofgem is in talks with suppliers to “ensure they understand their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) obligations”, with export tariffs required to be available to all customers with eligible installs. When approached by Solar Power Portal, a spokesperson said the regulator is “in contact with the electricity suppliers to ensure that they understand their SEG

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