09 Feb '12, 1pm

industry

Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has defended government plans to cut the feed-in tariff for solar PV three times this year, potentially seeing rates reach 12.9p/kWh by October, insisting the industry will continue to grow. FURTHER READING Government angers industry with move to slash solar incentives further Green entrepreneurs offer Davey DECC wish list The government today launched a package of changes to the feed-in tariff scheme for all renewable technologies, including a consultation to introduce automatic cuts designed to ensure the tariff remains in line with the falling cost of technology. Solar industry players attacked the proposals, which could see the tariff for installations with less than 4kW cut to 21p/kWh in April, then cut again to between 16.5p/kWh and 13.6p/kWh in July, and once again to between 15.7p/kWh and 12.9p/kWh in October, depending on rates ...

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