Solar Energy UK welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Senedd Committee’s consultation on the Infrastructure (Wales) Bill. If Wales is to deliver 100% of its energy needs through renewable technologies by 2035, solar will undoubtedly need to play a core role and will need to be delivered in a timely manner.
Solar Energy UK is a specialist trade association of over 300 leading businesses and 1,200 affiliate rooftop installers, with project experience across the UK and in Wales. Solar is a versatile technology and able to be deployed at both rooftop and ground mount scale. The industry is committed to the delivery of well-designed and well managed solar farms that not only play a significant role in the delivery of clean energy but tackling wider challenges such as climate change and biodiversity loss.