UK Solar Coaster: 5 Years of Policy in Review

The UK’s installed solar PV capacity grew from 12MW in 2006 to over 12,000 MW in 2016. Nearly a million individual installations have been made – with 20% on residential rooftops. This 1 hour webinar featured experts from the Solar Trade Association of the UK showcasing the policies that drove utility scale, commercial and residential solar markets  - and the factors that led to today’s market.

Key Discussion Points:

  • What were the policies that drove the key developments in the UK Market to multi Gigawatt installations over the past 5 years?
  • How did Feed-in-Tariffs, Renewable Obligation Certificates, Business Rates and Contracts for Difference incentivise or hinder the market?
  • What is the outlook for the UK in the next 5 years, following a market shift to commercial and residential solar use?

Speakers: 

Paul Barwell, Chief Executive Officer, Solar Trade Association
Leonie Greene, Head of External Affairs, Solar Trade Association
 

If you missed this webinar, but are interested in the topic - see the recording on our youtube channel: 

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