Isle of Wight generators slam ‘years of under investment’ as curtailment nears.

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Solar Power Portal, the leading renewable energy resource for all UK solar power and feed-in tariff information has reported on the planned outages by SSE and National Grid that will result in a summer of switch-offs for the IoW’s solar generators in a news story by David Platt. On Friday Solar Power Portal was the first to reveal that planned outages by SSE and National Grid. Speaking to SPP earlier today, Colin Palmer, chairman of Wight Community Energy which is leading discussions publically, said:

“This is an unprecedented level of outage beyond anything I’ve ever experienced in 25 years in renewables. The other generators who are equally affected are as surprised as we are.”

Read the full story here: http://www.solarpowerportal.co.uk/news/isle_of_wight_generators_slam_years_of_under_investment_as_curtailment_loom