It has been backed up by a Ministerial statement by Greg Barker HERE which puts the decision into context and appears to show a support for the Renewable energy sector.
Both Solar PV industry and customers can breathe a little easier now, as we have definate decisions from the Government, though this may mean a mini rush for system installations during February, that should not affect the Governments budget too much which will leave them able to continue with a reasonable 21p rate after April.
See reproduced table below:
|Band (kW Declared Net Capacity (DNC)||Current generation tariff (p/kWh)||New generation tariff from 1 April 2012 (p/kWh)|
|≤4kW (new build)||37.8||21.0|