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We're in court tomorrow to ask for permission to challenge Govt plans to abruptly slash solar payments

High Court to hear solar legal challenge application 5 December 2011 The High Court has agreed to hear applications by Friends of the Earth and two solar companies - Solarcentury and HomeSun - for permission to challenge Government plans to slash financial incentives for solar electricity on Thursday 15 December 2011. Confirmation of the hearing follows an earlier High Court ruling [Friday 25 November 2011] rejecting permission for a legal challenge. The organisations are now asking the High Court to reverse the decision and allow a hearing into the legal challenges as soon as possible. Friends of the Earth is also asking the High Court to cap its potential legal costs for the case. International rules specify that costs should be limited in public interest cases on the environment. The legal challenges centre around Government plans to slash feed-in tariff subsidies - pay...

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