High sun: Solar soars to new generation peak

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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...

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