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The new power generation

The main barrier to renewable energy used to be price. But that’s no longer the case

By Jay Elwes   March 2018

Both Rachel Reeves and Peter Aldous are right—the way nations power themselves is changing, and Britain is no exception. Technological advances and the continued fall in the cost of renewable energy mean that the potential for new, green power systems in Britain is much greater than even a decade ago.

The main barrier to renewable energy used to be price. But that’s no longer the case. Mass production of solar technology, especially in…

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