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BEIS estimates 88MW installed in Q2 2016

BEIS estimates 88MW installed in Q2 2016

28 Jul 2016, 13:03

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has estimated that just 88MW of solar was installed in Q2 2016, less than half than was deployed in Q2 2015.

Solar movers and shakers 28 July 2016

Solar movers and shakers 28 July 2016

28 Jul 2016, 10:11

Solar Power Portal runs through this week’s people news from within UK solar, including news from the PwC employment survey and opportunities at the STA and Quintas.

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.

CBI calls for ‘continuity and stability’ in new energy policy

CBI calls for ‘continuity and stability’ in new energy policy

26 Jul 2016, 11:16

The UK government needs to provide “continuity and stability” in its energy and climate change policy according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which has called on Greg Clark to pick up the baton left by former energy secretary Amber Rudd.

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.