01 Nov '11, 1am

The fall out from the government's proposed cuts to solar incentives continues with industry talking up legal action

The government could face legal action from solar firms and green groups after announcing plans to hastily cut feed-in tariff subsidies for solar installations. Photovoltaic manufacturers, installers, and Friends of the Earth yesterday warned the government that it had left itself open to legal action, after launching a fast-track review of feed-in tariffs, which might impact any project registered for the incentive scheme after midnight on 11 December. FURTHER READING Feed-in tariff fiasco forces solar firms to start laying off staff this week Solar industry predicts end to social housing solar schemes Under proposals by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), feed-in tariffs for solar schemes would be cut by more than half from 1 April 2012. However, any project registered after 12 December 2011 would be downgraded to the lower rate from April 1, after initia...

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