Monthly Archives: August 2019

Science and Technology Committee Publish Report on Clean Growth Strategy: ‘Strong Policy Support’ for new solar power. The report, published on the 22nd August by the Science & Technology Select Committee, advises how the government should review the Smart Export Guarantee scheme by the end of 2020. They should ‘be ready to include a minimum […]

One Month to Consult on MCS Battery Storage Standard. First announced in February this year, the consultation is open for stakeholders to have their say. The Microgeneration Scheme has published a draft of new certification for battery energy storage systems. MIS:3012 specifies requirements for MCS contractors undertaking the supply, design, installation, set to work, commissioning and handover […]

At time of going to press the petition has 10’500 signatures – but needs 100’000 to be considered for debate in Parliament. Petition to Stop 20% VAT Increase Despite the UK Governments commitment to be net-zero by 2050, HMRC intends to comply with EU law and remove the reduced rate of 5% VAT on solar […]