UK risks missing overall renewable energy targets

2018-08-24T13:44:16+00:00August 2018|

Last year was a stellar year for renewable generation capacity in the UK, putting the country on track to meet its target for renewable-produced electricity. However, slow progress on heat and transportation means the UK now risks missing overall renewable energy targets, Greentech Media reports. 2017 saw highest annual increase share of electricity generations Energy [...]

Calls for clarity on solar’s exit from Feed-in Tariff

2018-08-24T14:24:13+00:00July 2018|

The UK government has published a new consultation discussing proposals to close Feed-in Tariffs and export tariffs for renewables. The Solar Trade Association (STA) is now calling for clarity on what will happen if tariffs are closed, urging the government to work with the industry to provide a sustainable solution. The Call for Evidence comes [...]

Battery storage, flexible tech and renewables can replace coal

2018-08-24T16:02:49+00:00May 2018|

The government has pledged to switch off coal plants by 2025 and the World Wide Fund for Nature has argued that they should seek alternative replacements instead of building new large gas-fired power stations, the Guardian reports. The environmental group believes that renewables, battery storage and flexible technologies should be used to fill the gap [...]