The STA has produced a short briefing ahead of the Budget, setting out current deployment and our key asks of the 2017 Autumn Budget.
This budget is particularly important for the solar industry because Treasury policies are now key to securing a sustainable recovery in the solar sector, where deployment has fallen by 85% this year compared to 2015. We are looking to Treasury to establish a level playing field for solar power with other technologies, including fossil fuels, on tax treatment and market access. If deployment rates returned to those of a few years ago, an extra 10GW of solar could be installed in the UK and that would mean up to £8 billion in investment to the UK economy.
Download the full briefing below