With the general election approaching, new figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy show that opposition to renewable energy has hit a record low figure of 2%, while support for renewables has increased again, to 84%. Solar is the most popular form of renewables. This is not surprising given its cost-effectiveness, simplicity and reliability.

At Burges Salmon we continue to see new solar schemes coming forward as developers and investors see solar as a key part of the future energy mix.