Solar Energy UK

October 23, 2023
The new ESG standard is based on existing international standards. For companies active in the solar value chain, the new standard creates a “one-stop-shop to independently validate ESG commitment at production sites”.
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January 24, 2023
Molly Lempriere investigates how much land the UK needs for utility-scale PV plants as it transitions to net zero, and whether the sector’s growth poses any threat to food security.
October 11, 2022
The UK’s solar sector has hit back at proposals that would redefine land categories in the country, making the construction of ground-mount PV projects harder.
October 4, 2022
The European solar industry has launched a supply chain assurance scheme to develop confidence in how and where PV products are manufactured.
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June 7, 2022
Having witnessed its utility-scale solar boom peak in 2015, the UK is primed for a return to large-scale solar buildout. Liam Stoker explores the pipeline, the drivers and the role of the country’s new energy security strategy in driving new solar deployment.
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April 25, 2022
With tens of gigawatts of solar just waiting to be deployed, the UK solar market looks set to return to gigawatt-scale deployment. But with grid constraints listed as the biggest obstacle in both the short- and medium-term, Liam Stoker learns what, exactly, the problem is.
November 22, 2021
Greta Thunberg’s verdict remains unchanged, but is the climate activist too pessimistic on the Glasgow Climate Pact, or is she right to dismiss the agreement?
October 25, 2021
Global renewables industries are expectant as COP26 looms, however supply chain volatility has continued to dent deployment prospects going into a crucial decade. We discuss this and much more in this month's Solar Media Podcast.
June 28, 2021
The UK’s Climate Change Committee (CCC) has called for a “long-term ambition” for solar and other renewables.
June 18, 2021
In order to align with its net zero target, solar capacity in the UK needs to treble to 40GW by 2030, according to a new report from Solar Energy UK this week.

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