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UK solar rooftop deployment to exceed 500MW in 2022

4 Nov 2021, 07:32 • By Finlay Colville
UK solar rooftop deployment to exceed 500MW in 2022

In an exclusive blog ahead of the launch of Solar Media's new rooftop solar report, Finlay Colville reveals how UK solar rooftop deployment is set to exceed 500MW next year in what constitutes a landmark moment for the sector.

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Sponsored Q CELLS: Talkin‘ bout a solar evolution

2 Sep 2021, 09:18 • By Ian Clover
Q CELLS: Talkin‘ bout a solar evolution

Adaptable, affordable, and easily available, solar PV is altering the renewable energy landscape of the UK one panel at a time – and solar is still capable of doing so much more to galvanise the fight against climate change, writes Q CELLS’ Ian Clover.

Q&A: SSEN and Freedom expand on POC-MAST grid connection

Q&A: SSEN and Freedom expand on POC-MAST grid connection

31 Aug 2021, 12:30
• By Molly Lempriere

Solar Power Portal caught up with Matt Pryor, technical manager of Overhead Lines at Freedom and Craig Gilroy, head of Connections for SSEN, to discuss how the technology was developed, connecting the Bradenstoke solar farm and what POC-MAST could mean for grid connections going forwards.

Utility Solar Summit: Solar set to ‘blow past targets’ in the UK

Utility Solar Summit: Solar set to ‘blow past targets’ in the UK

16 Jun 2021, 08:56
• By Molly Lempriere, Sean Rai-Roche

The first day of the inaugural Utility Solar Summit kicked off with discussions around the UK's growing subsidy-free solar pipeline, the new economic models and the big players. Solar Power Portal caught up with head of market intelligence Finlay Colville to talk about some of the key questions raised.

Gigawatt-plus UK solar 2021 installation surge awaiting module price reset

Gigawatt-plus UK solar 2021 installation surge awaiting module price reset

1 Jun 2021, 16:38
• By Finlay Colville

Having installed 660MW of new solar PV in the 12 months to 31 March 2021, large-scale solar sites across the UK are now eagerly awaiting expected declines in module prices, allowing 2021 deployment to reach and exceed the GW-levels forecast earlier in the year.