Biomass subsidy cuts ‘put easy wins at risk’

The government’s latest subsidy proposals for large solar and biomass have received a cool response from industry. The Department of Energy and ­Climate Change now proposes to cut large photovoltaic subsidies to 1.5 Renewables Obligation Certificates (Rocs) in 2013 instead of 2015. The Renewable Energy Association (REA) said the 25 per cent cut was “too … Continued

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