The Green Party put climate change at the heart of its election manifesto launch, pledging to boost spending on renewable energy and fund a free energy saving home retrofit programme, nationwide.

UK commercial rooftop sector has received a significant boost today after the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) approved so-called ‘lift and shift’ proposals, allowing businesses to take rooftop Solar PV panels with them should they move.

Version 2.0 of the Renewable Design Software Suite from Easy RSS has officially launched.

Solar PV generation in the UK increased by 93% year-on-year in 2014 and reached 3.9TWh, according to figures released by the Department for Energy and Climate Change.

Easy RSS Version 2.0 has officially launched. Version 2.0 of the Renewable Design Software Suite launched at 9am on Wednesday 1st April. Easy RSS Version 2.0 includes a suite of new functions as well as developments to the existing functions of Version 1.0. Register for immediate access at

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has completed the installation of the UK's largest single-roof-mounted Solar PV array at its East Midlands distribution centre. 

The UK's largest Solar PV farm has been connected to the grid. The 48MW Southwick Estate Solar Farm in Hampshire is now operating as the UK's largest solar farm following grid connection. 

Scotland has met its 50% renewable electricity target a year ahead of schedule after a surge of 11.7% in 2014. 

Low carbon energy sources supplied at least 35% of the UK's electricity in 2014, according to figures released by DECC.