Solar power

Kiran Stacey

The UK energy secretary has promised to ensure that industrial-scale solar farms do not swallow up too much of the money dedicated to incentivising small-scale renewables projects. Read more

Kiran Stacey

While the rest of the climate-change world went to Cancun to watch the UN just about rescue its process, HSBC sent a team of intrepid researchers to China, from where they returned with much more overtly bullish news on clean energy. Read more

Sylvia Pfeifer

With just over a fortnight to go before climate talks start again in Cancun, a new report warns that the renewables share in final energy consumption will be “very difficult to meet”. Read more

Kiran Stacey

The US government’s loan guarantee scheme has come under scrutiny in recent days after the collapse of the JV between Constellation and EDF for a new nuclear plant. But it appears the similar scheme for the solar energy industry is also coming under fire. Read more