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Solar Power

Volume 478: debated on Monday 23 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment his Department has made of the potential of solar (a) hot water and (b) photovoltaics to contribute to the UK's share of the EU’s 2020 renewable energy target; and if he will make a statement. (212370)

We will be assessing the contribution that different technologies, including solar thermal hot water and solar photovoltaics, can make to meeting the 2020 renewable energy targets through our renewable energy strategy consultation document that will be published in the summer.