Updated: Renewables groups urge Lords to wave through feed-in tariff cuts

A number of renewable energy groups have written to members of the House of Lords, urging them not to block government plans to slash financial support for solar installations.

The House of Lords is today scheduled to vote on two motions, both of which express regret at the government's decision to slash feed-in tariffs for large solar installations from the start of next month, and one of which calls on the government to rethink the changes to incentives.

They follow a similar Early Day Motion