Solar Photovoltaic Energy

 

Latest Industry News

  • Solar in the UK is more compelling than ever

  • Best Buy Now as EU anti dumping law will push panel prices skywards

  • No February FEED-in tariff cuts as rates remain the same until 1 May 2013

  • income from households with solar PV in the UK has increased by nearly £100

  • Feed in Tariffs

    The rates shown are what you are paid for generating solar electricity regardless of whether you use or sell it.

    Rates shown in pence per kW Hour.

    Scale of installation

    Year1
    (1st April 2010 – 31st March 2011)

    Year2
    (1st April 2011 – 31st March 2012)

    Year3
    (1st April 2012 – 31st March
    2013)

    Tariff lifetime (years)

    <4kW (new build)

    36.1

    37.8

    37.8

    25

    <4kW(retrofit)

    41.3

    43.3

    43.3

    25

    >4-10kW

    36.1

    37.8

    37.8

    25

    >10-100kW

    31.4

    32.9

    32.9

    25

    >100kW-5MW

    29.3

    30.7

    30.7

    25

    Stand alone system

    29.3

    30.7

    30.7

    25

    Year 3 rates are subject to RPI increases.

    Click here to see the full ofgem Feed in Tariff adjusted rates

    When a system has been registered for the FIT it is locked into the current rate.  The tariff is guaranteed for a set period of time, which in the case of solar PV will be 25 years.

    There will be no cap on the amount of generation that will qualify for the FIT.

    Decc (Department for Energy and Climate Change) Feed in Tariff information

    Feed in Tariffs

    Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

     

     

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