The UK’s solar and storage industries are being urged to throw their full weight behind a new campaign against government plans to end the export tariff. Groups including the Solar Trade Association, 10:10, WWF and Community Energy England have launched the ‘Fair4Solar’ campaign, which is aiming to reverse planned cuts to fair market payments from new solar installations which export excess power to the national grid. The STA said the plans had sent shockwaves “far beyond the industry” and flew in the face of new EU legislation. More than 300 organisations have signed a letter to energy minister Claire Perry, but the STA is now urging all interested stakeholders to join the lobbying efforts and contact their own MP.
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