28 Apr '14, 2pm

Who'da thunkit? UK is the new hot #solar market in Europe

Investment firms rush to accumulate PV assets based on UK’s growing solar farm capacity Santa Clara, Calif., April 28, 2014 —The United Kingdom is forecast to be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in Europe in 2014, fuelled by the rapid growth in ground-mounted solar PV farms. More than 120 large-scale solar PV farms in the UK have recently received project-planning approval, and many of them are targeting completion within the next 12 months, according to the new NPD Solarbuzz UK Deal Tracker report. “In the past six months, the Department of Energy and Climate Change released the United Kingdom’s ‘Solar PV Roadmap’ and ‘Solar PV Strategy’ reports, restating aspirations to hit 20 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative capacity by 2020,” noted Finlay Colville , vice-president at NPD Solarbuzz. “While reaching the long-term goal is expected to involve a blend of rooftop and g...

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