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Battery storage, electric vehicle (EV) charging and related smart tech are to be the focus of new training and apprenticeships launched by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in partnership with Solar Energy UK. This programme – dubbed Solar Skills London – also includes a placement to get trainees into solar businesses and targeted grant schemes to deliver training to staff at 100 solar installation companies in the city. It is hoped it will enable Londoners to learn more about solar technologies and help to create more green jobs. The Mayor of London pointed to other support for solar within the...

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has helped install the first solar panels at UK’s first utility-scale clean energy park, Carland Cross in Cornwall. Johnson joined ScottishPower CEO Keith Anderson and engineers to install the first of 10,000 solar PV panels at the site, which will create a 10MW solar farm. The solar farm completes an energy park that already includes an existing 20MW wind farm and 1MW battery storage system. The site is just a short distance from Carbis Bay, Cornwall where global leaders will convene for G7 summit later this week. Johnson said: “I am committed to supporting Cornwall’s ambition...

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Timna plant will help country reach target of solar contributing to 30% of the energy mix by 2030

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Pisgah Ridge project is expected to come online by the end of 2022

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The Cadenham project would be located west of the A14 Newmarket bypass in Cambridgeshire

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