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May 5, 2023
Trade association Solar Energy UK has welcomed a letter sent by MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) demanding that the government should tackle long grid connection waiting lists for solar and battery projects.
August 30, 2022
An investigation by Carbon Brief has dispelled claims made by Liz Truss and her opponent Rishi Sunak that solar is taking up precious farming land in the UK with it amounting to just 0.1% of UK land.
August 12, 2022
Members of the House of Lords have called on the Government to promote the growth of community energy projects in its new Energy Bill.
May 4, 2022
Connection charges for generation – including solar PV – are to be reduced, with energy regulator Ofgem having published its final decision in the Access and Forward-Looking Charges Significant Code Review (SCR).
May 4, 2022
Connection charges for generation – including solar PV – are to be reduced, with energy regulator Ofgem having published its final decision in the Access and Forward-Looking Charges Significant Code Review (SCR).
November 23, 2021
The renewables sector has now had a few weeks to digest the Glasgow Climate Pact and in this episode of the Solar Media Podcast, brought to you in collaboration with Solar Energy UK, we hear the verdict directly from those who were there at COP26.
September 9, 2021
In the second part of a two-part feature for Solar Power Portal, Q CELLS’ Ian Clover discusses the diversification of the solar industry into other areas of clean energy as solar PV continues to evolve and the challenges it may still face.
June 24, 2021
The UK government has confirmed it is investigating allegations of forced labour in the global solar supply chain, but refused to state whether or not it would be shortly following the US in enacting import sanctions on specific upstream manufacturers in Xinjiang, China.
March 15, 2021
The new episode of the Solar Media Podcast, sponsored by Honeywell, is now available stream, as we explore recent solar price hikes in China.
January 19, 2021
As the Smart Export Guarantee turns a year old, Solar Power Portal takes a look back at how it came to be and what the last year has been like under the scheme.

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