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Abrupt changes to PV feed-in-tariff (FIT) policy have spurred the U.K.’s solar sector to take action in order to protect its livelihood. Our Solar Future, a U.K.-based industry organization, plans a mass lobby of Parliament on Nov. 22 in response to significant planned reductions to the country’s FIT levels.
“This is an opportunity for people across the industry – as well as from environmental groups and other supports – to meet their [members of Parliament] and protest about the savage cuts to support for solar,” the group wrote in a blog post. The protest is the latest of several public and industry objections voiced against U.K.
Climate Change and Energy Minister Greg Barker’s Oct. 31 announcement of major solar subsidy reductions that are scheduled to go into effect Dec. 12.
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