22 Nov '11, 5pm

Good account of yesterday's mass lobby on parliament on #solar #FITS:

Having purchased solar panels as recently as October I have to say that I researched a lot of information before making a decision whether to go ahead. The comments by the first respondent are nothing short of an ill-informed, lazy, bystander who clearly has no idea of the issues and no intention of trying to study or understand them. They are disgraceful. The key point I would plead on for all Solar Installers is to ask the Govt NOT to set the proposed EPC rating at "C" because this WILL kill a large part of the industry, more so than the FIT cuts. It will make it too expensive for people to upgrade their homes and then have solar installed afterwards. It just won't happen....then the jobs and businesses will undoubtedly be lost and collapse. We, the general public, MUST support these guys in a new, green, and very important area. The first respondent obviously cares not ...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2126966/solar-protes...

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