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Ed Miliband joins fight to save solar feed-in tariffs

Labour leader Ed Miliband today lent his weight to the campaign against cuts to the feed-in tariff incentive scheme he introduced as Energy and Climate Change Secretary, signing an Early Day Motion (EDM) calling on the government to ditch plans to slash the level of support available to large solar installations. EDMs rarely secure enough [...]

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Ed Miliband’s challenge to the Government today (Friday 1 July 2011) over its plans to scrap solar power subsidies has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth, the NFU and the solar industry, who warn the move could kill off the UK’s fledgling green power revolution in its infancy. The Labour leader has tabled a [...]

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Finally, UK’s first community-owned solar power station!

A neighbourhood community in Lewes has managed to raise over £300,000 to pay for the construction of PV solar panels on the roof of a local brewery, which will generate 92,000 kilowatt hours of green electricity each year and save more than 40 tonnes of CO2 annually. Ouse Valley Energy Services Company Limited or Ovesco [...]

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