Costed solar industry plan shows how to get UK solar as cheap as fossil fuel electricity by 2020

New Government could nearly double previous Government solar ambition for little more expenditure The Solar Trade Association has today published its ‘Solar Independence Plan for Britain’, setting out how the new Government can steer rooftop solar-generated electricity to parity with retail electricity prices and utility-scale solar farms to parity with new gas CCGT power station prices, both by 2020. [1] In the report the STA looks at several different scenarios, and recommends the government adopt a Higher Ambition scenario with a target of 25GW by 2020. If adopted, the Plan could see 2.1 million solar homes, 24,000 commercial rooftop and ...
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