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  • Solar Media to trial live event broadcast at Solar Finance & Investment Conference

    06 March 2015, 12:53 Updated: 06 March 2015, 16:03

    Solar Media’s first conference livestream will launch on 10 March, broadcasting live from the Solar Finance & Investment Conference in London.

  • Ecobuild: BPVA to meet David Cameron to discuss solar-powered starter homes

    05 March 2015, 13:42 Updated: 05 March 2015, 15:12 | Comments (1)

    The British Photovoltaic Association (BPVA) is meeting with the Prime Minister, David Cameron, to discuss the potential of installing solar on the Conservatives’ planned 100,000 new homes for first-time buyers.

  • Ecobuild kicks off today

    03 March 2015, 12:15 Updated: 03 March 2015, 15:39

    Ecobuild, the green building exhibition and conference, begins today at the ExCel Centre in London.

  • One in 10 solar farms at risk of missing RO deadline

    02 March 2015, 12:30 Updated: 02 March 2015, 12:38

    Up to 10% of large-scale solar projects rushing to connect to the grid by March 31 could be at risk of missing out on renewable obligation funding, according to research carried out by business rescue specialist, McTear Williams & Wood.

  • Ernst & Young: Election uncertainty sees UK plummet down renewable energy attractiveness index

    02 March 2015, 11:34 Updated: 02 March 2015, 11:59

    The UK has fallen to its lowest position in 12 years on Ernst & Young’s (EY) Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index which charts countries’ appeal for investment in renewables. 

  • VideoCfDs: A ‘step towards grid parity’

    26 February 2015, 16:36 Updated: 04 March 2015, 13:13

    The CfDs, though disappointing, mark solar’s next step towards grid parity, according to Alan John, head of the energy and environment group at law firm Osborne Clarke.

  • CfD auction results: Industry reaction

    26 February 2015, 11:58 Updated: 27 February 2015, 14:20 | Comments (3)

    Industry reaction as the government announces the results of the contracts for difference (CfDs) auction with five solar projects winning a share of the budget.

  • Under the spotlight: David Maguire on large-scale solar in a CfD world

    25 February 2015, 16:03 Updated: 25 February 2015, 16:36

    David Maguire, managing director of developer BNRG Renewables discusses his predictions for the UK’s large-scale solar market as the contracts for difference (CfD) scheme prepares to reveal its results and an unpredictable elections rears its head.

  • 10MW Welsh solar farm wins approval on appeal

    20 February 2015, 15:27 Updated: 20 February 2015, 15:34

    A 10MW solar farm near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire has been granted approval on appeal by the Welsh planning inspectorate.

  • 47% drop in FiT installs following January degressions

    20 February 2015, 12:40 Updated: 23 February 2015, 8:59

    There were more than 7,780 solar installs carried out under the feed-in tariff during January 2015, according to the latest figures published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).


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