Solar to make debut in UK’s renewable power strategy

The UK is to include solar power in its renewable-energy strategy this year for the first time, according to a government official.

Solar will appear in the so-called renewables road map, Alasdair Grainger, in charge of feed-in tariffs at the Department for Energy and Climate Change, announced in Birmingham.

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The British government will also unveil a detailed strategy for solar photovoltaics in the next few months, he said.

The road map, Britain’s annual policy update for clean power, has so far only included technologies such as wind energy. The document is expected in late October, according to Ray Noble, a consultant for the Solar Trade Association.

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