October, 2011 - Archive

DECC Confirms Solar Subsidies Will Be Cut By More Than Half

After weeks of rumours and uncertainty, earlier today the Government confirmed the inevitable – solar subsidies will be cut from 43.3p/kWh down to 21p/kWh. This morning the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) issued an official press statement and the news, although not unexpected, has set the solar industry in a bit of a [...]

Solar Subsidies in Shambles?

It’s not yet been officially confirmed, but according to a leaked report, the Government is to slash solar subsidies by more than half their current rate. Earlier today, the Energy Saving Trust (EST) accidentally published online a document which revealed the level of cuts the Government intends to make to solar subsidies. Currently set at [...]