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Government loses solar appeal

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Published on the Friends of the Earth Website 25th January 2012

Today the Court of Appeal rejected Government attempts to overturn last month’s High Court ruling that its botched solar plans were illegal.

Winning this case is a big moment for everyone who has supported our campaign to […]

Solar tariff cut plan ruled legally flawed

The government had said the subsidy cut would ensure the scheme carried on in the future

Government plans to cut subsidies for solar panels on homes have been ruled legally flawed by the High Court.

The government had said that subsidies for households that installed solar panels would be halved from 12th December.

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