New tariffs for non-solar could drop as much as 41%

The proposed changes to the feed-in tariff rates for wind power could see support cut by up to 41%. DECC aim to introduce the amendments by October of this year, but have so far faced mixed reactions to the changes. Kevin Parslow, CEO of small turbine manufacturer Evance Wind said: “We are disappointed that DECC […]

Wind power boss slams industrial solar farms

The boss of a wind power company has demanded that planning applications for industrial solar farms “should be stopped at the first hurdle”. Kevin Parslow, chief executive of Evance Wind, believes large scale solar facilities present the greatest threat to the government’s Feed-in-Tariff scheme. His comments come after Energy Minister Greg Barker vowed to act […]

Wind power firm backs Localism Bill

The government’s Localism Bill received its second reading in the House of Commons yesterday. Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has said the bill will “give councils the power and the authority they need to make sensible decisions for the area” and provide people with “new rights, new powers, new opportunities to act on the issues that […]