Court backs DECC’s decision on premature solar RO closure

The Court of Appeal has upheld DECC’s decision to close the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme early for large-scale solar projects. Lord Justice Floyd revealed the verdict this week at the Royal Courts of Justice, dismissing an appeal by developers including Solarcentury and Lark Energy. The RO provides financial incentives for renewable energy generation and has […]

US firm to build 127 solar projects worth $165m

A US renewable energy firm is building 127 solar projects worth $165 million (£105m). The schemes, which stretch accross 12 states from Maine to California, will generate a total of 85GWh of electricity each year – energy to power 13,000 households. First Niagara Financial Group and a tax equity provider are financing the projects. It […]