Articles tagged with: Uk Solar

Shell eyeing new build solar in the UK says reports

Shell eyeing new build solar in the UK says reports

13 Feb 2018, 11:24

Shell has suggested it will become the next major oil firm to enter the new build solar market after it was reported over the weekend that the Dutch giant plans to build solar farms in Britain.

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A Better FiT - Two years on from UK Solar’s ground zero

12 Feb 2018, 15:26 • By Liam Stoker
A Better FiT - Two years on from UK Solar’s ground zero

Two years ago the government’s new feed-in tariff regime came into force, starting an immensely difficult period for the solar industry. Deployment has fallen by nearly 80%, and thousands of jobs have been lost. This is the inside track of how it happened.

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.

Scottish energy strategy leaves STA Scotland disappointed

Scottish energy strategy leaves STA Scotland disappointed

21 Dec 2017, 15:14

The Scottish arm of the Solar Trade Association (STA) has expressed disappointment at the lack of measures to promote solar PV deployment in the Scottish Energy Strategy and has called for a dedicated solar strategy.