Concerns over solar panel funding being withdrawn in Scotland

Solar panel installers carrying a solar panel
Solar PV and solar battery funding has been withdrawn by the Scottish Government (Image credit: Getty Images)

The Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV) has expressed "serious concerns" over funding being withdrawn for solar panels and battery storage home upgrades.

The Scottish Government suddenly announced its decision to discontinue funding for the renewable technologies alongside heat pumps earlier this month.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.