31 Oct '11, 11am

Solar subsidy to drop from 43p to 21p per unit from 12 December, UK government says

Today I am publishing a consultation paper on proposed changes to Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) for solar photovoltaics (PV). The consultation will close on 23 December 2011. Since the FITs scheme started it has been successful in encouraging people up and down the country to get involved in local, clean green energy generation. Over 100,000 homes now generate their own electricity, and this is just the start of a move towards a far more decentralised local energy economy. An economy in which homes, businesses and communities are empowered to generate their own energy, and in which low carbon innovation helps sustain green jobs at a critical time for our economy. A sustainable FITs scheme has an essential role in delivering that vision. However, the green economy does not exist in a vacuum and it is important, particularly in the current climate, that our approach to public subsi...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/gb_fits/gb_fit...

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