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Bristol City Council completes PPA project at local stadium

Bristol City Council completes PPA project at local stadium

27 Jul 2016, 16:32

Bristol Sport is set to benefit from significant savings on its energy bills after completing a deal with Bristol City Council to purchase energy generated from new solar panels installed on the West stand of the Ashton Gate Stadium.

MPs call for subsidy-free mechanism for renewables left out of CfDs

MPs call for subsidy-free mechanism for renewables left out of CfDs

25 Jul 2016, 11:31

The UK government should make clear its views on a subsidy-free market stabilisation model for technologies left out of the Contracts for Difference scheme, according to the latest select committee report to criticise the government’s handling of the renewables industry.

Solar movers and shakers 21 July 2016

Solar movers and shakers 21 July 2016

21 Jul 2016, 14:23

Solar Power Portal runs through this week’s people news from within UK solar including changes at the top of Anesco and Absolute Solar and Wind, as well as the likely new ministerial appointments to the energy brief at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

DNV GL acquires solar management provider GreenPowerMonitor

DNV GL acquires solar management provider GreenPowerMonitor

13 Jul 2016, 09:33

Solar asset management provider GreenPowerMonitor has been bought by international certification and advisory firm DNV GL in a deal that will give the Spanish firm access to a new global network of renewable energy projects.

EU cuts three more manufacturers from MIP

EU cuts three more manufacturers from MIP

12 Jul 2016, 11:08

A further three Chinese manufacturers have been pulled from the minimum import price (MIP) after they were found to be selling in the European Union at rates below those stipulated by the price undertaking.