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Greg Barker to get grilling today over #solar FITs fiasco: via @businessgreen ^MC

Climate Change Minister Greg Barker is today set to face the toughest questioning to date over his controversial proposals to slash feed-in tariff incentives for solar installations. In an unusual move, MPs from two separate parliamentary select committees will host a joint inquiry seeking to determine the impact that rapid incentive cuts could have on the UK's solar industry. FURTHER READING The battle for the future of solar in the UK has been revealed – but which side is DECC on? Exclusive: DECC officials privately dismiss UK solar potential Chaired by MP Tim Yeo, the Energy and Climate Change Committee and Environmental Audit Committee, will this afternoon question Barker, as well as Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Permanent Secretary Moira Wallace, and DECC Director General Simon Virley. Joan Walley MP, Environmental Audit Committee chairwoman, told Bus...

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