Solar uptake in London boroughs

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 13th September 2021.

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Photo of Siân Berry Siân Berry Green

Statistics from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Renewable Energy by Local Authority, 2014-19 https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/regional-renewable-statistics) show that the number of solar PV installations across London’s boroughs varies widely. What are you doing in addition to the Solar Together scheme to work with those boroughs with very low levels of installations and increase them?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

There are a range of reasons for varying levels of installations across boroughs, including types and tenures of properties. I continue to increase installations in boroughs with lower uptake through a range of actions: