The findings in the recently published Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report come as little surprise to anyone working in the renewable energy sector. The report, released 8 October, states that limiting warming to 1.5C is still possible, but this will require fast and far-reaching changes to lifestyle habits, industry, transport, buildings and energy production.
At a time when national government is doing so little to support renewable energy growth, we hope this report will help encourage a review of policies and legislation. We welcome any initiative that highlights the necessity for investing in renewable technologies like solar.
On a local level, we are fortunate to be working with some of the UK’s most progressive and forward-thinking housebuilders and local authorities, who like us, are dedicated to making solar standard. We hope this is the wake-up call needed to ensure that this localized good-practice can soon be seen on a national scale.