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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.

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 UK’s total power output throughout July, August and September, equivalent to around 25TWh.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 03 January 2019 06:10

MPs joined protestors to create a pop-up solar installation
The campaign against plans to axe the export tariff progressed yesterday when protestors developed a solar farm outside the Houses of Parliament. All calling for the government to rethink plans to axe the export tariff for new solar installs.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 07 December 2018 06:19

A major milestone in the UK’s power sector decarbonisation
in September, for the first time, there was more renewables capacity on the grid than fossil fuels.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 13 November 2018 06:53

new record for solar in the UK
The UK’s solar fleet set a new generation record in Q2 2018 as flourishing renewables all but shunted coal off the country’s power mix.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 02 October 2018 06:26

Call for extension of Export tariff for solar after April 2019
Mayor of London calls for two-year export tariff respite amid ‘deep concern’ over BEIS solar plans
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 24 August 2018 07:01

 

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