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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.

First UK renewable energy storage sites to receive support

First UK renewable energy storage sites to receive support

Anesco is the first company to secure a Renewable Obligation Certificate in the UK for its solar+storage sites. This confirms that renewable energy storage is clearly gaining importance in the country.

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%.

Wake-up call for Britain’s energy future

Wake-up call for Britain’s energy future

High nuclear power costs and Scotland’s call for a „national plan“ are urging Britain’s government to reconsider renewable energy strategies.

How the UK’s solar industry could improve

How the UK’s solar industry could improve

Only a few years ago, the UK was considered one of the leading countries for producing and developing solar PV infrastructure. Back then, the industry was growing and subsidies were favourable. As we enter the second half of 2016, we have to exchange this image for a bleaker one. Subsidy cuts made the industry lose thousands of jobs this year. But things are not all bad in the UK, says Steven Meredith from Renewable Energy Hub.

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