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    Top 10 pure-play project developers in the UK

    If DECC’s proposals to draw a line under new RO applications from 22 July 2015 end up being written into policy, then potentially one of the hardest hit will be pure-play developers of solar farms.

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    Death by uncertainty? Not likely

    It seems that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) *may* have learnt from its series of solar-related legal disputes. This time round, instead of taking immediate emergency action to revise subsidy rates the government has taken a rather more creative approach.

     

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  • Onshore Wind

    Tory onshore wind planning promise just ‘business as usual’

    The government’s recent attack on onshore wind farms has been a long time coming, the Conservative manifesto having stated that in the event of an election win the party would end “new” public subsidy for them and let local people have the final say on wind farm applications.

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    Grid parity in our sights – the end of support shouldn’t be

    The renewables industry is in turbulent times. The surprise removal of the Climate Change Levy Exemption status, the closure of the Renewables Obligation to onshore wind, the imminent review of the feed-in tariff, the overspending of the Levy Control Framework and its implications for the second round of of Contacts for Difference (CfDs) are just a few current issues. It seems politics rather than pragmatism is calling the tune on renewables policy.

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