05 Dec '11, 2pm

High Court rejects legal action over solar incentive cuts - 05 Dec 2011 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

The High Court has refused to proceed with legal action by Friends of the Earth and two solar power firms seeking to block government plans to slash feed-in tariffs for installations completed after next Monday. Friends of the Earth said today that it will appeal against the High Court's decision alongside solar panel installers Solarcentury and HomeSun. FURTHER READING Concerns mount over Green Investment Bank Climate targets require 'one building retrofitted every minute' The next hearing is scheduled for 15 December, two days after the proposed cut off for solar installations to receive the current rate of incentives. The three parties separately announced plans to take legal action against the government after the decision on 31 October to slash feed-in tariffs by more than half for any project completed after 12 December. The challenges centre on the 12 December deadl...

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