“Monopolistic gatekeepers” are preventing warehouse rooftop solar panel roll out, says UKWA

The 645 solar panels will produce 200,000kWh a year

Distribution Network Operators (DNO) are “extortionate and highly ineffective monopolist gatekeepers”  who are preventing the warehousing sector from investing in energy generation and connecting to the energy grid.

The accusation comes in a report published this week by the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) which argues that the UK’s solar PV capacity could be doubled and deliver the entire UK requirement for 2030, by rolling out solar panels across warehouse rooftops across the UK.

It calculates there is the equivalent of 18,500 acres […]

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