21 Feb '12, 10am

We've just had confirmation @DECCgovuk will lodge Supreme Court appeal against solar rulings

The government is reportedly poised to lodge a Supreme Court appeal against two court rulings that branded its plans to cut solar incentives as illegal. Solar firms have been informed the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) will this week submit an application to the Supreme Court in an attempt to ensure it can impose cuts to feed-in tariffs (FiTs) on installations completed after December 12 last year. FURTHER READING How solar PV can help meet Band D Trina Solar to roll out high-efficiency cells following $100m loan At a Court of Appeal ruling last month , three judges said the government would be acting unlawfully by trying to impose retrospective cuts to the solar incentive scheme. They set DECC a deadline of today to request another appeal to the Supreme Court, which the government is now expected to meet. Solar industry players had hoped the new Secretary ...

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