Friends of the Earth Cardiff - solar energy http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/749/all en Tell Amber Rudd to keep support for solar http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-amber-rudd-keep-support-solar <p><img src="/files/foecardiff/images/solar_panels_house.jpg" alt="A family standing outside a house with solar panels on it." width="313" height="200" /></p> <p><em>Photo: Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>In May Climate Change Minister Amber Rudd said she wanted to unleash a &ldquo;solar revolution&rdquo;. Instead she is planning to cut support for solar by 87%.</p> <p>If these cuts go through:</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-amber-rudd-keep-support-solar">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-amber-rudd-keep-support-solar#comments Climate and Energy energy solar energy Sat, 17 Oct 2015 14:40:46 +0000 Chris 601 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Help save rooftop solar energy in the UK http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/help-save-rooftop-solar-energy-uk <p><img width="313" height="200" src="/files/foecardiff/images/solar_panel_installation.jpg" alt="Workmen installing a solar panel on a house roof" /></p> <p>Photo: Friends of the Earth</p> <p>The Government plans to remove support for solar, just when it was finding its feet.</p> <p>They want to scrap the Feed in Tarrif for solar power. An estimated 20,000 people could lose their jobs as a result.</p> <p>Around a million homes, schools and hospitals will lose out on solar installations &ndash; according to the Government&rsquo;s own figures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/help-save-rooftop-solar-energy-uk">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/help-save-rooftop-solar-energy-uk#comments Climate and Energy solar energy Tue, 29 Sep 2015 10:34:27 +0000 Chris 598 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Tell your MP to save solar energy in the UK http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-your-mp-save-solar-energy-uk <p><img src="/files/foecardiff/images/solar_panels_house.jpg" alt="A family with solar panels on their house" width="313" height="200" /></p> <p><em>&copy; Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>The Government have&nbsp;announced plans to remove all&nbsp;support for solar, putting real jobs and vital progress on clean energy at risk.</p> <p>Without urgent action:</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-your-mp-save-solar-energy-uk">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-your-mp-save-solar-energy-uk#comments archive Climate and Energy solar energy Mon, 07 Sep 2015 15:58:39 +0000 Chris 595 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk