UK solar power growth halves for second year running

clock • 2 min read

Labour says figures show government's commitment to green energy is 'nothing but an empty PR move'

New solar power installations halved in the UK last year for the second year in a row, as the fallout of government subsidy cuts continued to shake the sector. Labour said the figures showed...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Solar

Octopus Energy snaps up UK corporate solar rooftop specialist Zestec

Octopus Energy snaps up UK corporate solar rooftop specialist Zestec

Energy giant backs plans to deliver solar arrays on over 100 business premises

James Murray
clock 02 December 2022 • 3 min read
Government crackdown on solar farms could cost farmers £1bn

Government crackdown on solar farms could cost farmers £1bn

Mooted plans to tighten planning rules for new solar farms could make a huge dent in both farmers’ revenues and UK decarbonisation efforts

James Murray
clock 24 November 2022 • 6 min read
The South Creake solar farm in Suffolk | Credit: Lightsource BP

Lightsource BP to kickstart construction of £40m Nottinghamshire solar farm

Renewable energy developer's largest UK solar project to date set to begin generating power from later next year

Michael Holder
clock 10 October 2022 • 4 min read