09 Oct '11, 11pm

Scottish firms failing to take up green energy subsidies: By BusinessGreen staff Companies in Scotland will be u...

Companies in Scotland will be urged today to fit on-site renewable energy generators, such as solar panels and wind turbines, as new figures reveal that the private sector is failing to capitalise on the government's feed-in-tariff (FiT) incentive scheme. Figures published by trade body Scottish Renewables will reveal that companies were responsible for just 3.6 per cent of Scottish FiT registrations for small wind turbines, solar PV panels and hydro schemes last year, compared to 95 per cent for home owners . FURTHER READING GreenUrban threatens to leave UK over weak air quality plans GE to bring solar-powered carports to a parking lot near you Commercial and industrial installers made three FiT registrations on average per month for solar PV, compared to 326 domestic FiT registrations in the 12 months to September 2011. Similarly, an average of eight wind turbines a mont...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2115543/scottish-fir...

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