Feed-in Tariff plans 'a disaster'

Published:  25 March, 2011

UK: The industry has expressed concerns over the latest proposals to reduce financial support available through the Feed-in Tariff for built-environment installations over 50kW.

Although domestic and small-scale installations remain unaffected until April 2012, some manufacturers fear the cuts would exclude various groups from taking part in the Government's ‘decentralised energy revolution’.

Reduced tariffs would mean that many schemes for schools, hospitals and other public buildings would be financially impossible.

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