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Britain may end solar export tariffs due to tremendous popularity of PV

Britain may end solar export tariffs due to tremendous popularity of PV

As a response to the increasing popularity of PV, the British government has now proposed reducing the subsidies for solar – a suggestion that is heavily criticised by industry experts.

Britain‘s sunny weather provokes historic solar energy generation

Britain‘s sunny weather provokes historic solar energy generation

The past few weeks were warm and sunny in the UK. This provoked the country‘s solar installation‘s to produce an all-time high amount of energy.

Scotland: new PV plant to help with solar growth

Scotland: new PV plant to help with solar growth

The recent approval of Scotland‘s biggest solar farm in Moray is believed to bring a remarkable growth to the Northern region of Great Britain. While this will help the UK reach its 2030 energy target, WWF applauds the development.

Scottish DNO agrees to easier and cheaper grid connection for small installations

Scottish DNO agrees to easier and cheaper grid connection for small installations

STA, the Scottish Solar Trade Association, have proven to the Distribution Network Operator that solar installations under 200 kW have a much smaller impact on the grid than previously assumed. Hence the DNO could be persuaded to simplify the connection procedure for these projects.

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.

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