Articles tagged with: Uk Solar

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Community solar is getting its groove back

7 Aug 2017, 11:58 • By Amanda Lennon
Community solar is getting its groove back

Following a difficult two years at the hands of policy upheaval, confidence is returning to a community energy sector which has its eyes set very firmly on the future. Amanda Lennon examines just where that future might take community solar as the sector celebrates Community Energy Fortnight.

Robert Llewellyn talks solar, batteries, EVs and turning his village green

Robert Llewellyn talks solar, batteries, EVs and turning his village green

3 Aug 2017, 11:24

Robert Llewellyn returns to host this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards four years after first doing so, and he’s delighted to be back compering an evening celebrating the successes of an industry he relishes. Solar Power Portal caught up with our illustrious host to talk about his obsession for all things green.

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A solar strategy worth waiting for

28 Jul 2017, 16:34 • By Steve Mack
A solar strategy worth waiting for

As London mayor Sadiq Khan prepares to launch his environment strategy this month, Low Carbon's head of Investments Steve Mack discusses the potential for solar in the capital and what the mayor needs to do to ensure London becomes a global leader in the use of renewable energy.

Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan: The industry responds

Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan: The industry responds

25 Jul 2017, 11:18

Yesterday’s development from Ofgem and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have garnered a significant response from the industry, the majority of which has been overwhelmingly positive.

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How UK solar and storage could benefit from the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan

25 Jul 2017, 08:42 • By Liam Stoker
How UK solar and storage could benefit from the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan

Yesterday the government and Ofgem published its strategy for a modernised, smart and flexible power system, the result of its eagerly anticipated response to last year’s Smart Power Call for Evidence. Solar Power Portal picks through the document to assess how the domestic solar and storage industries may benefit.

Q&A: Foresight’s Dan Wells talks future storage prospects

Q&A: Foresight’s Dan Wells talks future storage prospects

11 Jul 2017, 10:37

Shortly after Foresight Group made its first battery storage acquisition Solar Power Portal caught up with Dan Wells, partner at the investment group, to discuss the domestic storage market’s prospects and how Foresight views the nascent sector.