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    • Budget 2020: What does it mean for clean energy? 

      The Solar Trade Association has criticised the 2020 Budget Announcement for not going far enough to support “the transition to a low-carbon economy”.  Having called on government to deliver a Budget that unlocked the potential of solar energy in the UK, the STA described Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement on March 11 as “thin on measures […]

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    • Taking training online with the 2020 SolarEdge Roadshow 

      In a demonstration of its commitment to the UK and Irish PV markets, SolarEdge is doing everything possible to keep the lines of communication open and to provide PV installers with the tools to boost their businesses during and following the current challenges. To achieve this the company has announced the launch […]

    • New tech needed to improve energy storage

      In order for wind and solar to compete with fossil fuels, new ways of storing renewable energy must be found. Currently, lithium ion batteries are the go-to solution. Already used to bank backup power for hospitals, offices and even towns, […]

    • COVID-19: “Renewables will support the national response”

      Renewable energy installers are being reminded of the importance of following government guidance on social distancing, in order to tackle the outbreak of Coronavirus.  In the meantime, RenewableUK’s deputy chief executive Melanie Onn says that the trade body will be working with its members […]

    • What does the solid fuel ban mean for renewables?

      In February, the government broadcast that the sale of the most polluting fuels burned in household stoves and open fires will be phased out in England from 2021, in order to clean up the air.   Plans for the ban were first announced 18 months […]

    • Is hydrogen the future of home-heating?

      With more countries including the UK, adopting net-zero emission goals, companies and governments are investigating whether replacing fossil fuels with hydrogen could be the answer to cleaner domestic heating. The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government invited comments on […]

    • The EEC Announces 2020s as The Decade of Renewable Energy

      The European Energy Centre (EEC) has announced the 2020s as the Decade of Renewable Energy, following the critical shift from fossil fuel to Renewable Energy Technology as a way to resolve the climate emergency. The approaching COP26 global Climate Change […]

    • The government abandons opposition to subsidising new onshore windfarms

      Four years after ministers abolished support for new onshore wind projects, the Government has dropped its opposition to new onshore wind ‘competing for contracts to generate clean power’. The change follows the government’s pledge to reach its net zero target […]

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