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British government reaches financial settlement with installers after feed-in tariff court case

British government reaches financial settlement with installers after feed-in tariff court case

After the British government decided to cut back the feed-in tariffs for new solar installations in 2011, five outraged installers took the matter to court, seeking a 140 million GBP compensation. Now the government reached an out of court settlement with them.

British renewables industry concerned over FiT and energy future

British renewables industry concerned over FiT and energy future

While Britain is waiting for its government to release a new FiT strategy, the country’s renewable energy oragnisations worry about the impact this uncertainty may have on the industry, and have approached the Energy secretary with an urge for action.

Britain: Demand for PV among corporates remains strong

Britain: Demand for PV among corporates remains strong

While Brexit is rocking the British economy, there is a continuous demand for solar among corporates. However, confidence seems to diminish as a lack of ambition in the governments’ Clean Growth Strategy and Brexit uncertainty cause insecurity among the industry.

Great Britain is facing hard work if 2020 energy goal is to be met

Great Britain is facing hard work if 2020 energy goal is to be met

In face of the G20 Summit, which is taking place this weekend in Germany, the British government have admitted that there is still “work to do“ in order to reach the country’s energy goal. At the end of 2016, renewables made 8.9% of Britain’s energy mix, with the goal for the end of 2020 being 15%.

UK citizen’s wish for clean power hindered by government

UK citizen’s wish for clean power hindered by government

While the majority of the British population expressed their preference for solar energy in a recent survey, the government has recently paved the way for a new nuclear power plant.

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