Yesterday the Government announced drastic cuts in financial incentives for solar power through the Feed-in Tariff (FITs) system.
Lots has been written about how problematic this decision is. How it creates conditions of chronic uncertainty for fledgling renewables businesses. How many of the 25000 people employed in the industry may now be facing redundancy. How its impacts will be felt most strongly by housing associations and community groups. How it may even be illegal, given that the ‘consultation’ on the proposals ends on 23 December, yet the cuts come into force two weeks before that.
But the biggest issue for » Continue Reading.