The UK government has lodged an appeal against the High Court’s ruling that the decision to cut the feed-in tariff for small-scale solar installations before the end of the consultation period was unlawful.
In a vital victory for the solar industry, the UK High Court rules yesterday that the government’s planned cuts to the feed-in tariff for domestic-scale solar installations are illegal.
Niche markets are making a big impact in the development of a hydrogen economy, according to Stewart Dow, packaged energy manager at BOC.
The High Court yesterday gave Friends of the Earth, Solarcentury and HomeSun the go ahead to challenge the government’s plans to cut the feed-in tariff for solar microgeneration by over half.
The UK government is facing increasing pressure over its decision to halve the feed-in tariff for small-scale solar installations, which comes into force today.
The UK’s High Court has agreed to hear the applications from environmental group Friends of the Earth and two solar companies, Solarcentury and HomeSun, challenging the government’s proposed cut to solar feed-in tariffs.
UK Energy Secretary Chris Huhne today announced a £30 million boost for community and public sector energy and efficiency schemes.
UK energy regulator Ofgem has announced the award of £57 million to six innovative smart grid projects.
UK businesses and communities will be able to apply for a feed-in tariff for renewable heat systems from Monday, Minister for Energy and Climate Change Greg Barker announced today.
A House of Commons vote on the UK government’s controversial plans to slash the feed-in tariff for solar panels has failed to derail the plans.