Solar farms, when implemented in line with current planning requirements, are not unpopular, do not harm biodiversity, and do not use land to the detriment of food production. They also provide business rates for local governments, rural jobs, and a vital source of income for British farmers. So why is the government considering policy that would severely restrict solar farm development in England?
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has come under fire from the Renewable Energy Association (REA) for a lacklustre policy in relation to renewable battery power.
New data released today shows that as coal output continues to fall, renewable energy’s share of generation has spiked, according to the government produced Energy Trends publication.
New report launched by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) suggests that a faster shift to electric vehicles (EVs) is possible if a stronger charging strategy is rolled out.