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UK solar growth slowing down noticeably, statistics confirm

UK solar growth slowing down noticeably, statistics confirm

After some very successful years, Britains solar growth is slowing down remarkbly, as statistics show. Various issues in the industry have caused 2018 to be the slowest year yet after 2009.

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 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.

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