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Solar Parks in the UK

December 5, 2012
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The number of ‘solar parks’ in the UK have exploded in recent years thanks mainly to the UK’s feed-in tariff and renewable obligation certificate schemes, both designed to increase renewable energy uptake. A quick glance at any UK-based media outlet covering solar power or renewable energy will almost daily have news about a new solar park being [...]

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Devon, Wales, and North Somerset are UK’s solar leaders: DECC

December 1, 2012
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There are no winners or losers in the game of solar power, but if one were to give awards, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) might declare communities in Devon, Wales, and North Somerset the solar champions of the UK based on recent statistics. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook [...]

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Another 5MW solar park to be built for Cornwall, thanks to falling solar prices

September 11, 2012
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After a series of setbacks, Cornwall Council is planning to go ahead with construction of a 5 megawatt (MW) solar park near Newquay airport. The original plan to build the Kernow Solar Park was shelved last autumn when the UK Government abruptly reduced the national Solar Feed-in Tariff ahead of schedule, but Cornwall Council has deemed [...]

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