UK solar boom sees new highs

UK solar capacity now exceeds 15GW, according to a report

UK sees biggest solar growth since 2015!

Nearly 730MW of capacity was installed around the UK in 2021, according to a new report

New price cap: ‘Inevitable’ change or ‘catastrophe’?

Industry has responded to the new price announced earlier by the energy regulator

London firms to get funding for employee training on low carbon tech

Businesses can now apply for grants of up to £1,000 to train their employees on solar technologies

Industry responds to CCC progress report

MPs, trade associations and environmental groups stress that time is running out for realistic climate commitments

CCC warns journey to net zero is far from half-completed

The Climate Change Committee notes the government has been too slow to deliver on its climate promises

‘UK’s solar sector will double by 2030 – but to hit net zero it needs to triple’

The industry body claims 40GW of solar capacity must be in place by 2030 if the UK is to remain on target to reach net zero by 2050

London puts solar on the curriculum

Solar Energy UK and Mayor of London offer training and apprenticeships in solar technologies

Government urged to speed up grid decarbonisation

Nuclear Industry Association, RenewableUK and Solar Energy UK are calling for urgent action to build new wind, nuclear and solar capacity

Ofgem unveils plan for electricity retail market-wide half-hourly settlement

The new system is predicted to help consumers save between £1.6 billion and £4.5 billion by 2045