July 12, 2022
A fire broke out at a solar farm yesterday (Monday 11 July) in Verwood in Dorset.
September 16, 2020
Danish renewables giant Ørsted has confirmed there has been a fire at its 20MW Carnegie Road battery energy storage system (BESS) site in Liverpool.
February 19, 2019
An electrical fault with a solar PV system has been confirmed as the cause of a fire in Lancashire last week.
June 5, 2018
An electrical fault with a solar panel installation has been confirmed as the cause of a fire in Hampshire over the weekend that destroyed the roof of a house and left a man in hospital.
March 26, 2018
A fire thought to be caused by an electrical fault with solar panels has ripped through the roof of a primary school in Leigh, west of Manchester.
September 28, 2017
The London Fire Brigade is testing a new “light blocking” tool for combating fires involving rooftop solar PV panels.
July 20, 2017
Fires involving solar panels are most commonly caused by errors in the installation process rather than any particular technological faults, a new report by both the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and the government has concluded.

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