Centrica has said it has been forced to scale back its domestic solar business amidst growing uncertainty surrounding the feed-in tariff.
The government has appeared to shelve plans for a review of the feed-in tariff, adding more uncertainty to the domestic renewables sector.
Energy secretary Greg Clarke has been warned that the UK is at great risk of missing out on the benefit of low carbon power if it does not address concerns surrounding deployment.
After eight quarters of deployment under the revised feed-in tariff scheme, solar PV continues to deploy at around half the level government expected it to, recent statistics have revealed.
The government has confirmed that there will be no new low carbon power levies until 2025, dealing a blow to new renewable energy generation in the UK.
“Absurd” claims that solar panels devalue a property when it is on the market have been refuted by the Solar Trade Association (STA), with chief executive Paul Barwell telling Solar Power Portal “there is no factual evidence” for it.
Ofgem has made a “game changer” decision for UK energy storage by confirming that solar farms are able to retain accreditation under the Renewables Obligation (RO) when supplying electricity to batteries.
Solar installations under the feed-in tariff continued to dwindle in Q1 2017 as uptake under the new regime showed no sign of picking up.
Liam Stoker challenges energy minister Jesse Norman's claim that the government's feed-in tariff overhaul has placed solar on the path to a subsidy-free future.
Luxcara has continued to boost its UK solar assets by acquiring two additional farms from Conergy, which will add 19.6MW of capacity to the German company’s renewable energy portfolio.