Solar Power

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 23rd February 2015.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many households have installed solar panels in each year since May 2010.

Photo of Amber Rudd Amber Rudd The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Holding answer received on 09 February 2015

The table below shows the number of domestic PV solar installations deployed in Great Britain each year since May 2010.

Period

Number of installations during period

2010 (May to December)

18,664

2011

189,261

2012

148,222

2013

87,502

2014

88,199

Source: Ofgem Feed-in Tariff Installation Report (available at https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/feed-tariff-installation-report-31-december-2014).

For Northern Ireland, data on PV solar installations are not available segregated for households.

As at 31 December 2014, there were a total of 538,072 domestic solar PV installations in Great Britain confirmed on the Central Feed-in Tariff Register.

Source: DECC Feed-in Tariff statistics (available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/sub-regional-feed-in-tariffs-confirmed-on-the-cfr-statistics).

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