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  • Latest stats suggest stand-alone FiT set for ‘hyperdegression’

    23 April 2015, 17:39 Updated: 24 April 2015, 7:38

    The latest feed-in tariff statistics published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) suggest that the FiT rate for standalone solar PV installs will degress on 1 July 2015.

  • DragonIS breaks 500MW connection barrier in ROC rush

    23 April 2015, 10:23 Updated: 23 April 2015, 10:47

    Dragon Infrastructure Solutions (DragonIS) broke the 500MWp solar connections barrier in the UK during last month’s rush to beat the Renewable Obligation deadline.

  • SunEdison ‘exploring all options’ in the UK

    22 April 2015, 15:34 Updated: 23 April 2015, 12:43

    Renewable energy giant SunEdison is “exploring all options” in the UK following the expiry of the Renewable Obligation Certificate deadline earlier this month, the company’s general manager for Europe Alessandro Ceschiat has said.

  • One third of all Green Deal finance loans for solar

    22 April 2015, 14:03 Updated: 22 April 2015, 14:13

    A third of all green deal plans taken out with the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) have been used to fund solar PV installs it emerged after a record week for the company. 

  • Mintel: 60% of Brits would consider solar panels in the next five years

    21 April 2015, 15:31 Updated: 21 April 2015, 15:04

    Up to 60% of Brits who don’t already have solar panels installed on their roof would consider going solar in the next five years, according to research published by Mintel.

  • Construction to begin on 9.5MW Scottish solar farm

    20 April 2015, 09:08 Updated: 20 April 2015, 9:55

    Aberdeen-based developer BWE Partnership has revealed that it is set to start construction on what it claims is one of Scotland’s largest solar developments, a 9.5MW solar farm in Arbroath.

  • Two million British homes powered by solar PV

    17 April 2015, 16:31 Updated: 17 April 2015, 16:40 | Comments (1)

    Record temperatures on Wednesday saw UK solar capacity generate enough electricity to power two million households for a day, according to estimates made by energy supplier Good Energy.

  • Norfolk councils to launch domestic solar collective purchase scheme

    15 April 2015, 14:48 Updated: 15 April 2015, 15:04

    Councils in Norfolk are to launch a collective purchase scheme for solar PV alongside online utility switching service iChoosr.

  • Martifer Solar connects five solar farms ahead of RO deadline

    14 April 2015, 08:20 Updated: 14 April 2015, 11:58

    Portugal-based PV producer and developer has revealed that it successfully connected five solar farms ahead of the 31 March renewable obligation deadline.

  • Beco completes first solar array in Chile

    14 April 2015, 07:34 Updated: 14 April 2015, 8:59

    Devon-based solar developer, Beco Energy Solutions has completed its first solar power plant in Santiago, Chile.

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