>Half UK solar firms would fire >50% staff, survey shows, if feed-in-tariff cuts are as scheduled.

The FT sees research suggesting more than half UK solar firms will sack more than half their staff if the government goes ahead with its planned tariff reduction. The Renewable Energy Association and Solar Trade Association surveyed 140 companies – employing 4,055 in total, finding 1,715 intended job losses. More than 31,000 social housing roofs have been cancelled to date.