Tag: solar

New checklist aims to boost solar across UK commercial rooftops

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published a simple and clear checklist to give managers in commerce and industry the confidence to put solar on their roofs. Commercial and industrial roofs dominate the solar market in Europe, but in the

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Plan on getting UK solar as cheap as fossil fuel electricity by 2020

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its ‘Solar Independence Plan for Britain’, setting out how the new government can steer rooftop solar-generated electricity to parity with retail electricity prices and utility-scale solar farms to parity with new gas CCGT

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Take action ahead of solar PV FiT reductions

Homeowners should prepare for reductions in Feed in Tariff (FiT) rates for all solar PV systems up to 50kW in the first few months of 2015, says renewables supplier IBD Distribution. The company is encouraging those considering this renewable technology

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Solar could contribute more than nuclear to UK economy

Solar has the potential to create 60 gigawatts of generation capacity by 2030, supporting 50,000 green jobs and contributing £25.5 billion to the UK economy, according to major new research released today. The report by the Centre for Economics and Business

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BT awards £26m solar contract

A contract for the Martlesham solar farm project in Suffolk has been awarded to UK Sustainable Energy. The £26 million deal is intended to provide power for the BT Adastral Park site, located nearby, which is the company’s key research

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