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UK progress towards subsidy-free solar and the impact of policy stability UK progress towards subsidy-free solar and the impact of policy stability

Alastair Kay, editor of Green Business Watch, takes a look at small scale solar PV in the UK, highlighting the effects of the Feed in Tariff and progress towards making solar PV subsidy free.

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Focus: Interview-Sit down with Julia Groves, Trillion Fund Focus: Interview-Sit down with Julia Groves, Trillion Fund

Julia Groves, managing director of Trillion Fund and a director of the UK Crowdfunding Association, shares her insights on renewable energy investment in the UK.

SPI solar executive roundtable: Part II

In Part I of this roundtable discussion recap, executives representing the solar electricity industry1 shared their viewpoints on a range of issues, including solar capacity generation, resource planning, and innovations in storage and smart metering. In Part II of this feature, the experts turn their attention to other hot-button issues, such as solar project financing, the availability of capital and the impact of duties on some solar modules.

Solar Society marks new milestone Solar Society marks new milestone

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES). Prof. William A. Beckman, the society’s longest member, explains the significance of the milestone.