§ 13. Mr. Robathan
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many applications there have been for her Department's PV grants. 
§ Nigel Griffiths
Up to the end of June there have been 23 applications under the small-scale individual stream. 17 of these have been approved, including that of the hon Member for Blaby. The first system was installed on a house in Dover in June.
For medium and large-scale installations, the first of our quarterly calls for proposals closed at the end of June. This attracted 15 proposals for grants of around £2 million, representing some 450kW of new capacity. These proposals are currently being assessed and we expect to announce the outcome around the end of July.