31 Jul '13, 11pm

Solar feed-in tariff frozen for the rest of the year

Solar feed-in tariff frozen for the rest of the year

Ofgem has confirmed solar subsidies will remain at the same level until the end of the year. A release issued by the regulator yesterday confirms that feed-in tariff payments will remain unchanged betwen 1 October and 1 January 2014, after the threshold needed to trigger automatic drops was not reached during the last quarter. FURTHER READING Large solar projects still 'at risk' from EU-China tariff deal Government underlines opposition to poorly sited renewables Ofgem figures published in June showed registrations under the feed-in tariff dropped to their lowest levels since 2011 in the first quarter of this year. However, despite the slow down some commentators said the market was stabilising after an extended period of uncertainty following the government's decision to slash tariffs and the legal battle that ensued. A spokesman for the Solar Trade Association (STA) said...

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