25 Nov '11, 12am

Excoriating analysis of this week's solar #FIT debate from @howardjohns of the @OurSolarFuture campaign:

Anyone working in the solar industry will have been appalled, dismayed and almost certainly angered to watch the debate on their future and the feed in tariff that took place in the House of Commons this week. I was sat in the viewing gallery watching and despite the best efforts of Caroline Flint and many backbenchers, solar PV was given the shock treatment by Ministers in an attempt to justify their mishandling of this situation. At one stage Chris Huhne likened the industry to a Catherine Wheel spinning so fast and then suddenly going out, saying that these cuts where necessary to avoid that situation. The spin is that these cuts are in fact creating just that situation, and the only thing that was spinning madly in the house last night was the Right Hon Gentlemen Barker and Huhne themselves, with a few of their poorly briefed colleagues. So let's debunk a few bits of t...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/industry-voice-blog/21276...

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