An accurate analysis on the investment case for solar photovoltaic (PV) in the UK. This report prepared by UK Photovoltaics Manufacturers Association is available here
A number of good quality reports and guidance have been published by well-recognized bodies such as the National Farmer Union, Natural England, German Renewable Energies Agencies and Cornwall Council’s. Please find below a link to these publications:
The House of Commons Library published a report on “The Green Deal”. The document is intended to Members of Parliament to support their parliamentary duties. However, we think the text provides a clear and comprehensive guide to STA members. The guide can be accessed here.
DETI have released a study entitled ‘Electricity Market Reform – Analysis of Policy Options’ . 149 pages in pdf format.
A new research by the prestigious consultancy firm McKinsey predicts that that global solar capacity will double over the next 3 to 5 years. Due to this large deployment McKinsey concludes that solar PV will likely cost just $1 per watt for a fully installed residential system by 2020.
Europe solar PV capacity in the residential and commercial sector is expected to grow from 85 GW in 2012 to 150 GW by the end of the decade.
The report also highlights that in countries with moderate sunlight but developed markets, like UK, commercial and residential PV installations will be viable between 2012/2013 and beyond. The report is titled Darkness before the dawn and available here
The Green Deal
Electricity Market Reform