Jeremy Leggett, Solar Century
There is no question that a “consultation” with an end date of 23 December slashing tariffs from 12 December is wide open to legal challenge and we now expect a very serious industry challenge to be mounted.
Friends of the Earth
The Government has cast a dark shadow over our thriving solar industry making such deep and sudden cuts to incentives could put tens of thousands out of work.
Greg Barker says he wants to make subsidies fairer but the new rates mean that unless you have significant savings, you re unlikely to be able to afford solar panels.
Solar Trade Association told the Daily Mail
We will do everything we can to challenge this. It will bankrupt us, prevent schemes which give people on low-incomes access to solar panels and 25,000 jobs will be killed off
Energy Minister Greg Barker looking at a car crash