Highest number of renewables installed in UK homes since 2015

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More and more British homes are turning to solar panels and other renewable energy technologies (Image credit: Simon Maxwell)

Record numbers of renewable technology installation took place across the UK in 2022, according to new research.

There was a 65% increase on 2021, according to the latest data from the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), the standards organisation for home grown renewable energy.

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