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  • ROC deadline roundup

    01 April 2015, 08:50 Updated: 01 April 2015, 11:39

    Solar farms larger than 5MW can no longer claim support under the renewable obligation. Solar Power Portal lists which companies managed to connect their sites in time and which will be nervously looking at the inaugural CfD action results.

  • UK solar PV generation almost doubled in 2014 - DECC

    26 March 2015, 12:52 Updated: 26 March 2015, 14:00

    Solar PV power generation in the UK soared by 93% year-on-year in 2014 and reached 3.9TWh, according to new figures released by the Department for Energy and Climate Change today.

  • DECC: £11.4 billion invested in UK solar since 2010

    24 March 2015, 22:24 Updated: 25 March 2015, 10:28

    A new report from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, titled “Delivering UK Energy Investment: Low Carbon Energy,” sheds some interesting light on the amount of assets allocated to solar power in the UK.

  • Primrose Solar signs 104MW power purchase agreement with EDF Energy

    24 March 2015, 10:46 Updated: 24 March 2015, 10:59

    Primrose Solar and EDF Energy have entered into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for their solar farms, which total 104MWp of capacity.

  • Solar Trade Association launches Scotland branch

    23 March 2015, 14:06 Updated: 23 March 2015, 16:22

    The Solar Trade Association (STA) has launched a new branch in Scotland.

  • Oakapple starts £415,000 solar project with Abundance Generation

    20 March 2015, 14:57 Updated: 20 March 2015, 16:34

    Oakapple, a renewable energy firm, has begun its second round of crowd funding for its latest solar project.

  • REA joins Large-Scale Solar UK 2015 event

    19 March 2015, 14:47 Updated: 19 March 2015, 15:03

    The Renewable Energy Association (REA) hosts a one-day semiar on the Contracts for Difference (CfDs) scheme alongside the Large-Scale Solar UK 2015 event in Bristol.

  • Solar eclipse unlikely to impact UK power grid

    18 March 2015, 16:57 Updated: 19 March 2015, 9:45

    The impact of Friday’s solar eclipse on the UK grid is likely to be negligible despite concerns on the continent.

  • Budget 2015: Government embraces tidal technology for green generation

    18 March 2015, 14:20 Updated: 18 March 2015, 15:40

    The government is exploring ways of funding five tidal lagoon projects that would generate enough electricity to meet 10% of the UK’s electricity needs.

  • Commercial rooftop market needs innovation, says Burges Salmon

    18 March 2015, 10:23 Updated: 18 March 2015, 10:53

    The UK’s commercial rooftop market needs innovation if it is to offer an attractive legal proposition, UK law firm Burges Salmon has said.

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