July 8, 2024
Ed Miliband has been elected as the new Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero for the Labour government.
June 5, 2024
Solar Power Portal’s coverage of the UK Solar Summit in London, where panelists spoke about the UK solar supply chain and labour shortages.
June 28, 2023
Labour Party Shadow Minister for Energy and the Green New Deal Dr Alan Whitehead opened the second day of the UK Solar Summit, hosted by our publisher Solar Media, to lay out Labour’s vision for the solar and renewable sectors.
November 4, 2019
The Labour party has launched its Warm Homes for All initiative, which would see a wide scale rollout of renewables and low carbon technologies such as solar PV.
October 24, 2019
The UK’s solar capacity would need to nearly triple to 35GW to decarbonise by 2030, a report into the fastest path to decarbonisation over the next decade has found.
September 27, 2018
Brexit and the possibility of a general election leading to policy change, combined with the potential closure of the export tariff as the feed-in tariff regime comes to an end, will result in a “void” of uncertainty come March 2019.
August 6, 2018
The Labour Party has once again scrutinised the Conservative Party’s track record on renewables policy amidst a broader push on energy issues.
March 13, 2018
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has strongly rebuked the government for its treatment of the domestic solar industry.
May 11, 2017
A leaked version of Labour’s prospective 2017 election manifesto includes an ambitious 60% renewable energy target as well as a host of other initiatives which could support solar.
September 26, 2016
Shadow energy secretary Barry Gardiner has pledged to stimulate and support the UK’s decentralised energy sector during a major speech on the energy market this morning.

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