10 Apr '11, 11pm

@EcoInternet Spain's financial crisis claims another victim: the solar power industry: Business Green Spain had one of...

Spain had one of the world's most ambitious - and generous - plans to boost the amount of electricity it generates from the sun. That dream, for the solar industry at least, has turned sour. Just days before Christmas, the government slashed the level of subsidies that all new and existing photovoltaic (pv) solar projects will receive. But even the powerful utility companies, which opposed the solar industry, are now warning that the fallout could be long-lasting and reach far beyond the energy sector. FURTHER READING Exclusive: Barker defends solar incentive cuts Shell-shocked solar industry vows to fight government incentive cuts The row has pitted the renewable lobby against Spain's three biggest utilities - Iberdrola, Endesa and Gas Natural - which have been urging the government to take action to stem the wave of subsidised renewable projects being built, particularly...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2038952/spains-finan...

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