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Industry may be heading into a big solar increase

Industry may be heading into a big solar increase: Solar PV instalments are forecast to place 27% year-on-year expansion in 2021. This is as reported by a current study by IHS Markit, that anticipates global demand to shoot up during the second half of 2021. The evidence of the report syas China, US & India…
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Two solar farms in England and Wales acquired by EDF

Two solar farms in England and Wales acquired by EDF: EDF Renewables has added two solar farms in England and Wales to their grid-scale solar portfolio. EDF Renewables have announced that a 49.9MW in North Anglesey from developer Countryside Renewables and 49.9MW solar project in South East Cambridgeshire. The latter has also secured consent for…
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Consent for 50MW UK solar farms secured

Consent for 50MW UK solar farms secured: The go-ahead has been secured by EDF Renewables for a new 49.9MW solar farm from South Holland District Council in Lincolnshire. It is forecast that it will generate enough electricity to cover the energy needs of 16,100 homes and saves around 21,100 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a…
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Cornwall Insight on T-1 Capacity Market highest price

Cornwall Insight on T-1 Capacity Market highest price: Commenting on the T-1 Capacity Market (CM) auction (Delivery Year 2021-22) clearing in Round 6 with a clearing price of £45/kW, the joint highest ever clearing price of a CM auction, Tim Dixon Wholesale Team Lead at Cornwall Insight, said: “This joint highest clearing price for a…
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Government asked to set 40GW solar target by 2030

Government asked to set 40GW solar target by 2030: A non-governmental organisation group is asking the government to deploy 40GW of solar energy by 2030. The union which includes among other environmental organisations such as Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, WWF, the UK Green Building Council and the Green Finance Institute suggested that solar parks…
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Lowest carbon electricity in UK hits record in 2020

Lowest carbon electricity in UK hits record in 2020: Low carbon electricity generation grew to a record high of 57.5% in the last year. Bioenergy, wind and solar recorded improved varying between 5% and 20%, this is according to official BEIS figures. At an equivalant time, gas provided 40.6% of electricity generation and nuclear 19.3%…
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Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising

Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising

Cornwall Insight Green Certificates survey: REGO rising: Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGOs) have recovered slightly from the fall that occurred due to COVID-19, according to the latest results from Cornwall Insight’s Green Certificates survey. In fact, the survey has seen a 15% and 14% rise in reported average REGO values for Fuel Mix Disclosure…
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Peterborough solar park to be built at closed landfill site

Peterborough solar park to be built at closed landfill site: What used to be a landfill site will soon be the home of the new solar park after been given permission from the Peterborough local authority. The new solar park that will consist of 5,800 panels and a battery storage system, was once the Stanground…
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Global solar needs to climb in 2021 by 30%

Global solar needs to climb in 2021 by 30%: The global demand for solar installations is set to climb by 30% in 2021 as stated in new reported. That’s as reported by the IHS Markit new report, which advises the sector this year will be seeing a record amount for solar set ups fuelled by…
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Capacity Market

Cornwall Insight on Capacity Market prequalification

Cornwall Insight on Capacity Market prequalification: On 11 December the EMR Delivery Body (National Grid ESO) published the prequalification registers for the T-1 (2021-22) and T-4 (2024-25) Capacity Market (CM) auctions. The headline figure from the prequalification register is 54.0GW of de-rated capacity has prequalified for the T-4 auction against a target of 41.2GW. However,…
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