26 Feb '15, 9am

Slim pickings for solar in UK renewables auction: Just five solar projects totalling 72MW have won con... #PVTech

"As we warned, solar has only been able to win a tiny amount of CfD contracts. This is very disappointing," said STA CEO Paul Barwell. "The soon-to-be-cheapest and most popular renewable – solar power – has lost out in a complex auction that really suits big players. We are expecting a considerable drop in the solar market this year. It's really important that changes are made to the next round of CfD auctioning in October to ensure SMEs can compete – and that energy policy generally takes better care of the UK solar industry. We're not asking for special treatment, just a more level playing field."

Full article: http://www.pv-tech.org/news/slim_pickings_for_solar_in_uk...

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