31 Oct '11, 11am

Updated: Government confirms 50 per cent cut to solar incentives via @businessgreen

Greg Barker today has killed the solar industry in the UK and the changes will precipitate many job losses. The government seems to be slighlty rudderless and without leadership. On the one hand we have a scheme about to go through to build a train line to Birmingham for £30bn saving commuters half an hour? and on the other we see support for the carbon capture and storage trial in Scotland pulled over costs at £100m and the solar feed in tariff cut to the extent that the industry will be decimated. PR can only go so far in runnig a government. It is becoming increasingly apparent that this government does not know what it is doing and is responding to events and the treasury and not to any vision of the future. How many companies in the UK rely on the vision and direction of the company to be dictated by the finance director or worse financial controller? It seems that Ge...

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