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Will the Government Snuff out Solar Subsidies?

 
13th September 2012    |     Umer Uzair: Renewables Analyst, Rolton Group

New subsidy cuts to solar PV installations have been recommended by the Government, who have launched a consultation on the matter which will remain open until 19th October.

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Will the Government Snuff out Solar Subsidies?

Rolton Group

 
13th September 2012    |     Umer Uzair

New subsidy cuts to solar PV installations have been recommended by the Government, who have launched a consultation on the matter which will remain open until 19th October.

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The Chancellor who Sang all Summer

Rolton Group

 
12th September 2012    |     Peter Rolton

Determined to fulfil his dream of making the UK a ‘gas hub,’ George Osborne has announced further tax breaks for the gas and oil industries as an attempt to boost production, increase the longevity of brownfield sites and respond to falling sector employment.

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Forget the Politics: Why We Should Welcome the Green Deal

Rolton Group

 
4th September 2012    |     Peter Rolton

In amongst the buzz surrounding the Green Deal, set to launch on 1st October, the crux of the initiative seems to be getting lost.

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Wind: Cuts and Compromise or Clear Direction?

Rolton Group

 
26th July 2012    |     Tom Warwick

This morning, the DECC announced the results of the latest alteration to UK renewable energy subsidies. The Government’s Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) banding review was due before parliament’s summer break; however a clear divide within the coalition meant that the final announcement was delayed until today.

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Tax Payers Alliance Misses the Point on Renewable Energy

Rolton Group

 
26th July 2012    |     Peter Rolton

A recent article by the Tax Payers Alliance claims a report by BIS, its ‘International Comparison of Energy and Climate Change Policies Impacting Energy Intensive Industries in Selected Countries,’ shows that DECC policies are killing British Industry by increasing energy costs.

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