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Solar Industry News

SolarUK Ltd maintains a watch on current news about our industry. We have presented our up to date list of news items below.



Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 20 February 2019 07:00

FiT to close to new projects at the end of March

Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 20 February 2019 06:55

solar helped UK to another renewables record in Q3 2018
Figures released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) towards the end of last year confirmed that renewables had generated some 33.1% of the UK’s total power output throughout July, August and September, equivalent to around 25TWh.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 03 January 2019 06:10

MPs joined protestors to create a pop-up solar installation
The campaign against plans to axe the export tariff progressed yesterday when protestors developed a solar farm outside the Houses of Parliament. All calling for the government to rethink plans to axe the export tariff for new solar installs.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 07 December 2018 06:19

A major milestone in the UK’s power sector decarbonisation
in September, for the first time, there was more renewables capacity on the grid than fossil fuels.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 13 November 2018 06:53

new record for solar in the UK
The UK’s solar fleet set a new generation record in Q2 2018 as flourishing renewables all but shunted coal off the country’s power mix.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 02 October 2018 06:26

Call for extension of Export tariff for solar after April 2019
Mayor of London calls for two-year export tariff respite amid ‘deep concern’ over BEIS solar plans
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 24 August 2018 07:01

PV generation in Great Britain has exceeded 8GW for eight days
The UK’s solar output topped that of any other generation technology over the weekend as the UK’s heatwave continues the record-breaking trend of solar generation.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 02 July 2018 16:35

Solar Costs continue to fall
Falling costs will see solar, wind and batteries dominate global generation by 2050
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 20 June 2018 13:18

Another solar generation record for the UK
The UK’s solar capacity set a new generation record earlier this week, almost a year to the day it achieved the same feat in 2017. Data compiled by PV Live and verified by National Grid show that PV generation peaked at 9.42GW from 11:30 AM on Monday 14 May, edging just past the previous record of 9.37GW set almost a year ago.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 21 May 2018 06:28

 

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