Day: 31 January 2012
Solar not fit for subsidy
From industry publications to national press, the Government's decision to reduce subsidies for solar panels on homes has generated wide coverage and condemnation over the government's rushed attempt to stem the increasing number of solar installations. The industry has pointed to a resulting risk to thousands of jobs, damage to the whole industry, and "huge economic uncertainty". The recent challenge by Friends of the Earth and two solar companies, Solarcentury and HomeSun, has culminated in the High Court ruling that the decision was ruled "legally flawed".
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