The solar industry has called on ministers to abandon plans to cut support for new solar thermal projects from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme – a move proposed in a government consultation that closes today.
Edie 27th April 2016 read more »
Scottish Renewables has warned UK Government plans to change renewable heat support are “counterproductive, and will significantly impact the industry”. With the UK Government’s consultation over the future of the renewable heat incentive (RHI) closing, Scottish Renewables has raised concerns over changes to tariff rates, the introduction of a budget cap, and the removal of support for solar thermal panels from the scheme. The Committee on Climate Change last year warned that the UK is on course to miss its 2020 ambition of meeting 12 per cent of heat needs from low-carbon sources.
Holyrood Magazine 27th April 2016 read more »
Proposed changes to the way renewable heat technology is supported by the UK Government are counterproductive and will significantly impact the industry, according to a Scottish trade association.
Scottish Energy News 28th April 2016 read more »