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The government is planning to halve feed in tariff incentives for solar photovoltaic (PV) 4kW or smaller from December this year, according to a document mistakenly published by the Energy Saving Trust. A fact sheet posted on the Trust's website dated 26 October details proposed changes to FITs that are expected to be announced in a consultation by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) next week. FURTHER READING 'I haven't come here to kill the tariff scheme' - Greg Barker's Solar Power UK speech in full Feed-in tariff cuts threaten to 'kill interest in solar PV' The document appears to confirm that as expected the government will cut the rate of feed-in tariffs for solar PV installations with under 4kW of capacity to 21p/kWh, a reduction of more than half on the current 43p/kWh level. The document also reveals that the cuts will effectively apply from 8 Decem...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2120746/solar-tariff...

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