31 Oct '11, 3pm

Solar feed-in tariff review - the reaction

As another small company with a vision to use renewables to do what we can to help mitigate globally accepted climate change problems, whilst addressing the issues on energy supply and security and at the same time creating over 30 jobs in a rural community and increasing by another 4 this week alone - I like thousands of others am stunned today by the short sighted and damaging actions of our ''green govt'' - how can ''they'' say what ''they'' say then do what ''they'' do ? it is simply impossible to fathom or accept. The rest of the world seem to get it and recently in a survey, was it not over 60% of our population appeared to get it. So does our future really boil down to an argument over what in the grand scheme is a tiny amount of money. I am probably missing something here but £18m of tax payers money was spent moving some travelers off their own land, yet we can no...

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