Essex waste facility to be powered by solar

A new waste management facility in Basildon, Essex, is to be partly powered by a solar system. Photon Energy completed installing the 309.71KW array, which includes 1,230 solar panels, on the roof of the mechanical and biological treatment (MBT) facility. The new PV system is expected to generate around 10% of the energy required by […]

Success of solar subsidy is in ‘jeopardy’

The second rewrite of the Government’s subsidy for solar is putting jobs in the industry at risk, a solar firm is warning. Photon Energy believes that in the current economic climate this is a “hugely irresponsible” move. Jonathan Bates, a director at the designer and installer of renewable systems, said today: “The Government’s fast-track review […]