Solar Energy: Solar and Renewables in the News

 

Solar Industry News

SolarUK Ltd maintains a watch on current news about our industry. We have presented our up to date list of news items below.

Solar helps push carbon emissions to record low
Solar generated 9% of Britainís electricity on 30 June as carbon emissions dropped to a record-low of 97g/kWh, according to data from Drax.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 26 July 2019 06:46

Solar Generation surpasses Nuclear in Q2
Solar generation increased by 18% in the second quarter of this year as renewables overtook nuclear, new data from EnAppSys reveals.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 19 July 2019 08:57

solarís biodiversity benefits
Solar can help wildlife to thrive, a new tool aims to prove while also seeking to help industry with improving biodiversity of sites.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 10 July 2019 06:35

two weeks Coal free energy production for the UK
Britain has gone two weeks without using coal power for the first time since the industrial revolution, smashing its previous record of eight days set earlier this month.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 31 May 2019 16:33

One week coal free for Britain s Power Generation
For the first time since 1882 the UK has gone for a week generated power without burning coal! Coal has been responsible for over half of the CO2 emissions from power generation so this landmark represents a big step to CO2 free power generation
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 09 May 2019 06:51

Total UK solar generation soared in Q1 2019 to 2.7TW
Energy market analyst EnAppSys has revealed that 2.7TWh of energy was generated by solar farms, up 43% on the previous quarter. There was also an increase in solar generation across Europe, up 14%.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 17 April 2019 07:10

Farewell to FIT's
Looking back, Noble says that despite the cuts and miscalculations from the government, the FiT was a success and was the driving force behind the exponential growth the industry has seen.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 27 March 2019 11:11

FiT to close to new projects at the end of March

Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 27 March 2019 11:10



Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 20 February 2019 07:00

solar helped UK to another renewables record in Q3 2018
Figures released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) towards the end of last year confirmed that renewables had generated some 33.1% of the UKís total power output throughout July, August and September, equivalent to around 25TWh.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 03 January 2019 06:10

 

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