More subsidy cuts for solar and onshore wind
Solar projects under 5MW are to lose support under the renewables obligation (RO), while onshore wind will not be eligible for the next round of contracts for difference (CfDs), the government has said.Launching a consultation today on reducing subsidies for solar energy projects, the energy and climate change department (Decc) said that it needed to control overspending on support for renewables, w
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