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How much longer can government ignore its advice on solar?

18 Jan 2018, 10:25 • By Liam Stoker
How much longer can government ignore its advice on solar?

Liam Stoker takes a look at this week's recommendations from the Committee on Climate Change and wonders how much longer the government can ignore advice from its own institutions on solar PV.

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

16 Jan 2018, 09:16

Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS), an independent system solutions and flexibility services provider, has taken in more than £28 million million in outside investment since November, with plans to target 100MW of UK projects.

Solar scam warning in Fife as ‘nefarious’ tactics emerge

Solar scam warning in Fife as ‘nefarious’ tactics emerge

16 Jan 2018, 08:57

Homeowners and businesses in Fife are being targeted by solar scammers according to the local council’s trading standards team, which has issued a warning to be on the lookout for renewable energy and property maintenance scams.

Solar developers braced for 20% hike in planning fees

Solar developers braced for 20% hike in planning fees

11 Jan 2018, 12:12

Developers of large scale solar farms are facing a 20% increase in planning fees after the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) chief planner confirmed changes days before Christmas.