24 Nov '11, 3pm

The Outlook For British Solar:

The Outlook For British Solar:

Clean Energy Intel’s Edie Lush speaks to Chris Hopkins, Founder and MD of Ploughcraft Solar. A leading British Solar Installation Company says that while the drop in the Feed-In-Tariff will hurt some solar companies in the UK, the cut means a more sustainable base for the industry. The UK government announced on the 31st October that they’d cut the solar Feed-In-Tariff by just over 50%, cutting the subsidies available to domestic and small business installations from 43p/kW·h to 21p/kW·h. While this cut was largely expected and follows similar announcements across Europe, solar investors are right to be concerned. As a result of the cut in the tariff, Ernst & Young booted the UK from fifth to sixth place in their latest Country Attractiveness report , a report they produce for investors in renewable energy. (The UK remains fourth in EY’s wind index, but has dropped 3 place...

Full article: http://www.solarfeeds.com/the-outlook-for-british-solar/

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