UK solar FIT damage claims soar

Ed Davey: 'The energy-security challenge is one more reason for going green'

Ed Davey, secretary of state for energy and climate change.

Damages claims brought against the UK government in retaliation for its ham-handed attempt to retroactively cut the solar feed-in tariff (FIT) in late 2011 have spiraled to £140m ($221.6m), with the average claimant now demanding £6m in compensation.

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