UK solar capacity doubled in 2014

Solar power is making promising progress in the UK but this could slow slow down as planned subsidy cuts to large-scale projects come into effect

Solar PV development in the UKSolar PV capacity almost doubled last year in the UK, according to DECC's latest data.

The department’s monthly statistics reveal that, by the end of 2014, almost 5 gigawatts of capacity had been installed, up from 2.8GW in December 2013. The increase represents enough power to supply the equivalent of 1.5 million homes.

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