High sun: Solar soars to new generation peak

clock • 2 min read

UK solar industry broke its generation record on Monday, reaching a new peak of 9.47GW as it delivered over a quarter of the country's power

Bright and clear conditions helped solar break its all-time generation record in the UK on Monday, hitting 9.47GW at noon as it surpassed a previous peak of 9.38GW set in May 2017. As a result, the...

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 development
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guide
  • Access to our new BusinessGreen intelligence service, providing you with
  • > Exclusive in-depth case studies
  • > Policy briefings, white papers and reports on market trends that are shaping the direction of the net zero transition
  • Our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Online and interactive meetings with BusinessGreen’s editors to discuss the crucial stories and trends from the past month

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

Naked Energy secures £17m funding boost for renewable heat vision

Naked Energy secures £17m funding boost for renewable heat vision

Solar technology firm confirms successful funding round featuring investment from E.ON Group and Barclays

James Murray
clock 15 July 2024 • 3 min read
'Timely decision making': Government green lights 1.3GW of new solar farms

'Timely decision making': Government green lights 1.3GW of new solar farms

Three major solar projects in east England receive development consent orders from Energy Security and Net Zero Secretary Ed Miliband, as Labour prepares plans for revamped solar strategy

Michael Holder
clock 15 July 2024 • 6 min read
OVO beefs up green rewards scheme with free solar panel offer

OVO beefs up green rewards scheme with free solar panel offer

Energy giant announces expansion of Beyond reward scheme for household customers to encourage uptake of home battery and solar tech

BusinessGreen staff
clock 15 July 2024 • 2 min read