Green light for 5MWp ground mounted solar pv farm

Ground mounted solar PV construction expert, JPCS, working in partnership with Anesco, has started work on one of the largest ground mounted solar pv farms in the UK. Work on the 5MWp ground mounted solar pv project was started earlier this month at the Cadland Estate near Southampton, with completion anticipated for early summer 2012.
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Higher feed-in tariffs guaranteed until 3rd March, high court rules

The Court of Appeal upheld a ruling that the Government’s hasty proposals to cut Feed-in Tariffs from 43.3p to 21p/kWh for solar PV installations completed after 12th December were illegal. Following the recent appeal, DECC lost the case when the judges ruled that the changes – brought about by claims that the higher Feed-in Tariffs were “unsustainable” given the unprecedented demand – were made too rapidly and before the end of the official consultation, giving the solar industry only six weeks’ notice.
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