Nottingham-based EvoEnergy was a major winner at last night’s Solar Power Portal Awards, being crowned 2017 Contractor of the Year as Solarcentury boss Frans van den Heuvel was recognised for his outstanding achievements in the solar sector. Evo fended off stiff competition from five other contractors to scoop the coveted gong in front of more than 400 industry professionals. The ceremony, hosted this year by TV personality and clean energy advocate Robert Llewellyn, took place at the Palace Suite at the Hilton Metropole NEC in Birmingham following the second day of Solar & Storage Live. Other big winners of the evening included Anesco, which won the Ground-mount Solar PV Project of the year award for its Clay Hill Solar Farm, famously announced as the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm last week.
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The UK solar industry has defied a period of low deployment in the UK. Low residential deployment following the feed-in tariff cut is being replaced with social housing and community projects. Unsubsidised utility-scale development has begun with a multi-GW pipeline in the works.
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