04 May '12, 9am

Did you think UK #solar power had gone up in Smoke? Think again...

Did you think UK #solar power had gone up in Smoke? Think again...

The solar industry is launching a campaign to boost awareness that "solar still pays" after recent cuts to the feed-in tariff prompted a steep drop in demand for new installations. The latest government figures for photovoltaic (PV) deployment have shown demand has fallen significantly since the government halved feed-in tariff incentives on 1 April. Installations with a 4kW capacity or less now receive 21p/kWh, instead of the 43p/kWh that was available previously. FURTHER READING Solar giants form new global industry body RHI could trigger biomass 'gold rush' in 2015, says report According to figures on the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) website, the total number of installations rose to 9,026 in the week ending 1 April, as property owners rushed to meet the deadline. Installations then fell dramatically to just 820 the following week and remained low for ...

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