10 Nov '11, 3pm

Barker

Climate minister Greg Barker has today all but ruled out any delay to the proposed changes to solar feed-in tariff incentives due to come into effect from 12 December, arguing he cannot legally change the proposals until the official consultation exercise is complete. Barker today met with representatives from the solar industry to discuss the government's controversial plan to halve the level of incentives available to solar installations and bring the changes into effect from next month – a move that, according to the solar industry, will result in widespread job losses and possible bankruptcies. FURTHER READING Solar firms seek injunction against DECC over feed-in tariff cuts Solar war escalates as US says it will investigate alleged Chinese dumping BusinessGreen understands representatives from across the solar industry argued that while the scale of the proposed cuts ...

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