Solar energy sector will survive the cuts

Garlick, Richard
June 2011
Planning (14672073);6/17/2011, Issue 1911, p3
In this article, the author reflects on the potential of the solar energy sector to survive the reduction in electricity payment rate imposed by the government in Great Britain. The author says that solar farm developers have the potential to boost the country's renewable energy generation. He suggests the need for the solar energy sector to take comfort from the apparent widespread acceptance of its renewable technology.


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