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Everything Under the Sun: The Facts About Solar Energy

Solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems are affordable, reliable, low-impact, and popular. In 2021 they supplied more than 4% of the UK’s entire electricity demand, and this could treble by 2030. The many benefits of solar technology mean it can and must support the UK’s transition to a NetZero economy.

This briefing sets out the facts about solar and how it works, addressing some misconceptions about solar projects in the UK.