UK: Solar Banding Review for 2015–16

As has been rumoured in the trade press, we understand that the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) will be consulting on:

  • a review of Renewables Obligation (RO) bands for solar photovoltaics (PV), which will take effect from the 2015–16 financial year; and
  • grace period arrangements to protect developers who have already made significant financial commitments.

Details of the consultations are due to be published shortly.

This is obviously leaving developers in a very uncertain position, and having short notice of such changes is not good news for investor confidence…

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