27 Oct '11, 9am

FT and our sources now saying solar FiT will be cut to around 20p-22p per kWh:

The government is reportedly poised to confirm cuts of around 50 per cent to the feed-in tariffs available for solar installations, in a move that will significantly slow the roll out of new solar projects by both households and businesses. According to the Financial Times , the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) will announce in the coming days that the level of support for small scale solar projects will fall from 43p per kWh to around 20p per kWh. FURTHER READING RHI gets go-ahead, but support for large projects to be cut "Faultfinders and curmudgeons" - Huhne's RenewableUK speech in full Industry sources told BusinessGreen that they were similarly expecting tariffs to be set in the "low 20p range", representing a halving of the current level of support. The announcement had been expected to come as early as today, but Climate Minister Greg Barker used Twitt...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2120442/report-solar...

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