Rolling solar tariff cuts will hurt industry

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p41
The article reports on the impact of the proposals issued by Great Britain's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to cut solar fee-in tariffs (FITs) in 2012. According to trade bodies the Renewable Energy Association (REA) and Solar Trade Association (STA), these proposed cuts may leave solar unviable for most homeowners and businesses and may stall the industry for a significant period. DECC also argued that the changes are needed to prevent huge increase in installations.


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