Articles tagged with: Energy

Budget 2017: The renewables reaction

Budget 2017: The renewables reaction

9 Mar 2017, 09:32

The renewable economy reacts to chancellor Philip Hammond's 2017 spring budget, which offered scant information for the direction of the UK's energy policy moving forward.

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Editor's blog

Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part two

8 Feb 2017, 08:46 • By Finlay Colville
Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part two

Solar Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville concludes his two-part breakdown of who owns the UK’s entire cumulative solar PV capacity.

UK Solar year in review: November to December

UK Solar year in review: November to December

23 Dec 2016, 08:00

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at November and December.

Editor's blog
Is UK energy on the greener path or moving into the black?

Is UK energy on the greener path or moving into the black?

1 Dec 2016, 11:02
• By Terry Macalister

The imminent capacity market auction could offer some clues on the direction of travel, writes Terry Macalister, but the government could be missing a trick by not steering the mechanism down a greener path.

Government outlines route to coal phase-out by 2025

Government outlines route to coal phase-out by 2025

9 Nov 2016, 12:26

The government has set out its strategy to meet last year’s commitment to close unabated coal plants by 2025, effectively seeking to price the existing fleet of plants out of operation.

Significant capacity carried over as FiT Q4 kicks off

Significant capacity carried over as FiT Q4 kicks off

10 Oct 2016, 08:29

The fourth quarter of Ofgem’s revised feed-in tariff regime has kicked off with significant unutilised capacity carried over and standard degressions being applied across more common deployment bands.

Scotland at risk of missing 2020 targets

Scotland at risk of missing 2020 targets

13 Sep 2016, 11:02

Despite outperforming the rest of the UK, Scotland will need to increase its renewable electricity deployment by 1.3GW per year to 2020 if it is to meet its decarbonisation targets, according to a new report from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).

BEIS confirms energy ministerial portfolios

BEIS confirms energy ministerial portfolios

4 Aug 2016, 14:35

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has confirmed its eagerly awaited ministerial portfolios weeks after new prime minister Theresa May established the so-called super department.

Bristol City Council completes PPA project at local stadium

Bristol City Council completes PPA project at local stadium

27 Jul 2016, 16:32

Bristol Sport is set to benefit from significant savings on its energy bills after completing a deal with Bristol City Council to purchase energy generated from new solar panels installed on the West stand of the Ashton Gate Stadium.

Editor's blog
Understanding the multi-GW potential for solar in the Republic of Ireland

Understanding the multi-GW potential for solar in the Republic of Ireland

27 Jul 2016, 12:53
• By Lauren Cook

Often, with potential new solar markets, there can be a lot of hype and uncertainty regarding precisely how much deployment to expect and the timelines for this new capacity to come online. Lauren Cook, analyst for Solar Intelligence, discusses the potential for solar in Ireland in the years to 2020 and beyond.