21 Sep '11, 11pm

Deep cuts to feed-in tariff

Over 10,000 jobs will have been created by April 2012 as a direct result of the government's feed-in tariff support scheme for renewable energy generators, research published later today will say. Another 50,000 will be generated by 2015 if the government sticks to the current feed-in tariff rates following its forthcoming review of incentives, according to the new research from solar company Engensa . FURTHER READING Huhne: 'Green business is good business' Sheffield leads the way in feed-in tariff installations "We see at least 10,000 jobs by April 2012 and even conservative forecasts of growth put that up to 18,000 jobs by April 2013," Toby Darbyshire, Engensa's chief executive, told BusinessGreen . "And this is in a market where 2.5 million are unemployed and 750 jobs created at Land Rover is front page news." The former Bain and Co analyst has also calculated the aver...

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