Feed-in Tariff

Urgent Clarity Needed on Feed-in Tariff Scheme Closure – says NAPIT

NAPIT is urging the Government to take action to combat uncertainty surrounding the future of the microgeneration sector, after it was announced that the Feed-in Tariff scheme would be closing to new applicants. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) made the announcement in response to a consultation on the future of the […]

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Government considers the closure of the Feed-In Tarriff

The Government has launched a consultation on the closure of the Feed-In Tariff (FITs). The Feed-In Tariffs (FITs) Scheme is the government’s subsidy scheme that encourages people to generate renewable electricity from small-scale low-carbon installations. This consultation sets out a proposal to close the export tariff alongside the generation tariff on 31 March 2019, which would […]

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New Feed-in Tariff rates "better than original proposals"

The Department of Energy and Climate Change today announced its final decision on the new Feed-in Tariff rates for 2016 and beyond, just days after the historic Paris Agreement was agreed at the UN conference. The Government itself has estimated that between 9,700 and 18,700 solar jobs could be lost as a result of the changes. […]

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Government publishes ‘alarming’ review of Feed-in Tariff scheme

The Government has published its review of the Feed-in Tariff scheme, which could be “hugely damaging” for the UK solar industry. The scheme is dominated by solar PV installations, which is the UK’s most popular energy source according to DECC polling. Stakeholders can now feed back to the government, with the deadline for responses 23rd […]

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HHIC wants FIT clarity

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) is urging that the Government makes a decision on the Feed-in Tariff (FIT). It comes following DECC’s confirmation that it will be consulting on “further cost-control measures relating to the Feed-in Tariff scheme” while failing to provide any form of timeline. The Feed-in Tariff is a payment made to […]

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