02 Oct '15, 1pm

It's official: The #Tories are murdering the #UK #solar sector. @pvmagazine:

UK: 27,000 solar jobs could go if FIT cut proposals are enacted 02. October 2015 | Applications & Installations , Financial & Legal Affairs , Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers , Markets & Trends | By: Ian Clover Analysis by the Solar Trade Association of employment data released by TBR Economic Research reveals that the vast majority of the 35,000 jobs the solar sector support could be at risk if FITs are cut. A large chunk of the U.K.'s 35,000 solar jobs could be at risk should the government press ahead with its FIT cut proposals, the STA has found.Solarcentury An estimated 27,000 of the 35,000 jobs in the U.K. solar industry and its related supply chain could be lost should the government enact its proposals to slash the feed-in tariff (FIT) by 87%, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has warned. The STA analyzed employment data produced by the government’s researc...

Full article: http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/uk--27-00...

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