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Select Committee

MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Committee and the Environmental Audit Committee joined forces to take evidence on solar power feed-in tariffs on 29 November 2011.

Under the "feed-in tariffs" programme, people in Britain with solar panels are paid for the electricity they generate.

The government plans to pay a reduced rate of 21p per kilowatt-hour, down from the current 43p, to anyone who installs their solar panels after 12 December.

The move has been criticised by Environmental charity Friends of the Earth and business group the CBI.


• Daniel Green, the chief executive officer of HomeSun, a company that installs solar panels

• Howard Johns, chairman, Solar Trade Association

• Peter Capener, chairman, Bath and West Community Energy, a renewable energy company

• Jeremy Leggett, chairman, Solarcentury, a solar energy company

From 3.30pm:

• Greg Barker, Climate Change Minister

• Moira Wallace, permanent secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change

• Simon Virley, director general, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Environmental audit committee membership

Energy and climate change committee membership


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