Solar Power: Feed-in Tariffs

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 22nd March 2018.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect of the removal of feed-in tariffs for solar energy on the viability of the solar energy industry.

Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect of removing feed-in tariffs for solar energy on the ability of local authorities to invest in solar energy.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

A consultation on the Feed-in Tariffs scheme will be published in due course. An impact assessment to accompany this is being prepared.

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