13 Jan '12, 5pm

@Solarcentury's lawyer on how the #solar stakes escalated in the High Court today: Worrying.

The Court of Appeal has not made a decision on The Government appealing the High Court decision that they acted illegally on Feed-in tariffs. We expect to hear the outcome within the next few weeks. John Faulks, General Counsel, Solarcentury: “The stakes have increased massively today. All we did was take a narrow challenge that DECC had no power to introduce a 12th December cut off date which took effect before the end of the consultation period and an eight week parliamentary procedure. The Secretary of State’s defence is seriously worrying. He thinks he has the power to do whatever he likes to FITs whenever he likes. And that means no FITs are safe for any technology installed at any time. We will be awaiting a judgement for at least a week, and hope for the sake of all stakeholders in our renewable energy future, investors, consumers and the general public that we win ...

Full article: http://www.solarcentury.co.uk/media/press-releases/court-...

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