Government “blown it again” on solar FiTs

The Government has “blown it again” in the solar sector, according to campaigners who are cross with the Energy Secretary Ed Davey for failing to say when the next round of cuts to the solar Feed-in Tariff (FiT) will take place. Yesterday in Parliament the Energy Secretary hinted the date for the FiTs cut might […]

New Feed-in Tariff price control due tomorrow

DECC is announcing new plans to control the cost of its solar subsidy tomorrow. The solar Feed-in Tariff (FiT) has been at the heart of controversy ever since DECC tried to halve it to rein in spiralling costs. Two solar companies and campaign group Friends of the Earth took then Energy Secretary Chris Huhne to […]

Miliband seizes on solar dissent to attack Cameron

Ed Miliband has seized on the latest round of protests from the solar industry over energy policy to attack the Prime Minister as “out of touch”. Dissent in the solar industry is on the rise with firms criticising the Government’s recent plans to cut the feed-in-tariff (FiTs) subsidy for solar power. Today backers of the […]

Solar lobbyists march on Commons

Solar lobbyists are today marching on the House of Commons to challenge changes to feed-in-tariff (FiTs) subsidies. The mass lobby will converge at Parliament at 2.30pm this afternoon. The demonstration is part of the Cut Don’t Kill campaign, organised by pressure group Our Solar Future, which wants the Government to rethink a cut to the […]