Malta hunts for spaces to put solar farms

The sun-blessed island of Malta is looking to make the most of its natural resources by kick-starting a solar farm policy. Officials at the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) are working on plans with the Ministry for Energy and Conservation of Water. Space for large scale solar farms on precious agricultural land is clearly […]

Solar panels could help Scots earn ‘£580 a year’

Scottish households could earn as much as £580 every year by installing solar panels in their homes, new research claims. The figure includes £410 from the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme, £64 from exporting renewable energy to the grid and £105 from savings on energy bills – bringing the total to £197 million a year and […]