Tag Archive for 'solar'

Power generation from renewables twice that of nuclear and more than gas by 2016 but challenges remain

June 27th, 2013 by International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has stated in its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report (MTRMR) that power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2016. According to the MTRMR, despite a difficult economic context, renewable power is expected […]

University of Exeter publish report on Guernsey’s renewable energy & strategy recommendations to 2050

June 27th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Third year University of Exeter Renewable Energy students visited Guernsey for ten days in the later part of May 2013 to study Guernsey’s current energy sources and uses, and Guernsey’s renewable energy potential. Forty-six students divided into teams to study offshore wind energy, onshore wind energy, wave energy, biofuel potential, energy from waste, solar energy, […]

PwC analyses UK government’s announcement on Feed in Tariffs

February 9th, 2012 by PwC

Daniel Guttmann, Director, Renewables and Cleantech, PwC, in analysing the implications of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change‘s (DECC) announcement on ‘improvements to the feed-in tariffs scheme‘ published on 9 February 2012, said “overall, the  announcement is somewhat of a mixed bag for the industry.” “It’s positive news that the proposals are beginning […]

Environment Department planning exemption for installation of solar panels

May 28th, 2010 by Gavin Lanoe

Guernsey’s Planning Section of the Environment Department has an exemption specifically for the installation of Solar Panels, which is stated in the document ‘Land Planning and Development (Exemptions) Ordinance 2007’. The section on the exemption for solar panels states the following: