Ecobuild takes place March 3-5 at the ExCeL Centre in London.

Ecobuild 2015 news

UK: No CfD-backed large-scale solar for next fiscal year

Kencot Solar Farm, U.K.

The two solar PV projects that secured a strike price of 50 pounds per MWh under the first Contracts for Difference tender for 2015/16 will not go ahead, administrators have revealed.

Leading UK solar developers adjust to new market conditions

Solarcentury's completion of this 250 kW commercial rooftop array near Manchester is indicative of the changing solar landscape in the U.K.

Removal of the Renewable Obligation Certificate for large-scale solar farms from today has prompted a change of tack among solar developers operating in the U.K. market.

UK: The smart home in focus as startups drive innovation

Micro grid system.

The concept of the smart home is emerging as a hot topic in the debate regarding the U.K.'s energy future. At the EcoBuild last week, a special session entitled "Smart and Efficient Use of Future Energy" depicted accurately the...

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Vladimir Klitschko in action.

Solar is poised to land the decisive blow in the global energy battle as cost and storage align perfectly, U.S. pricing finds its rhythm and the U.K. market continues its upward trajectory.

Ecobuild: five things we learned from the London show

Ecobuild, London.

The burgeoning potential of the U.K.'s commercial rooftop sector, funding innovation and a hankering for more political stability were key trends of a fast-paced show.

Ecobuild: riding the UK's solarcoaster

Jonathan Selwyn of Lark Energy discussing the challenges of the U.K. commercial rooftop solar market.

Attraction in the U.K.'s residential and commercial rooftop sectors growing as industry seeks much-needed stability.

UK: Hopes for rooftop market as solar farm support fades


Hopes remain that the commercial rooftop market will grow strongly to make up for the expected sharp decline in solar farm development in the U.K. this year and particularly in 2016. However, FIT degradations built into the...

SunEdison introduces zero-cost solar plan to UK residential market

A UK solar rooftop array.

U.S. solar company and solar PPA pioneer SunEdison is introducing its solar energy saver plan into the U.K. market. SunEdison claims it is the first product of its type in the British solar market.

Ecobuild: Solar to be included in energy efficiency program

The Ecobuild stage.

U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Davey called for bolder solar PV targets as a part of the Green Deal. Davey made his remarks while delivering the Ecobuild keynote speech today in London, clearly enunciating part of his party's 2015...

Ecobuild hits politicized note on opening day as solar talk shushed

Ed Davey (second from right) and the rest of the panel discuss the U.K.'s clean energy future at the opening debate at the Ecobuild Exhibition.

Leading U.K. politicians display encouraging passion for renewables debate, but solar talk largely ignored in favor of other RE technologies.

Ecobuild 2015 press releases

04. March 2015 | | Comment now

Less is more -- new PV mounting system for British roofs reduces costs

Renusol's innovative new product unveiled at Ecobuild

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SolarWorld is presenting its new generation of solar power modules at the Ecobuild trade fair in London

SolarWorld AG is presenting its new generation of solar power modules at the Ecobuild trade fair in London. The company has improved both the design and essential features of the “Sunmodule Plus” and “Sunmodule Protect” module...