Solar: Welcome to the only unsubsidised source of power around. Labour’s Alan Whitehead argues the government’s consultation on the Feed-in Tariff scheme and support for solar proves it: there is one rule for renewables and another for non-renewables.
Business Green 26th July 2018 read more »
UK government plans to boost investment in renewables creates “greater certainty” for Aberdeen companies, according to an industry body. Earlier this week Westminster announced Contracts for Difference auctions will be held biannually. The initiative started in 2014 to allow renewable firms to bid for contracts to power up to four million homes. Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) believes this will create greater certainty for the supply chain in north-east Scotland. Following the news, Jenny Hogan, deputy chief executive at Scottish Renewables, said: “Today’s confirmation that next year’s auction will take place in May, and the schedule laid out for future rounds, provides much-needed clarity to Scotland’s renewables industry. “Developers and supply chain companies across Scotland can now plan for projects over the next decade with more certainty.
Energy Voice 26th July 2018 read more »