Feed-in Tariff

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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More energy projects to get support under Feed-in Tariffs

Aspiring communities across the nation will be able to receive Feed-in Tariff payments for the clean green energy generated by larger community energy projects, under new plans set out today(3rd July). Aspiring communities across the nation will be able to receive Feed-in Tariff (FITs) payments for the clean green energy generated by larger community energy […]

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Survival of the fittest

Modules alone will not be enough to keep manufacturers afloat in the solar PV market of the future, says Ben Hill. Instead, they must move with the times and reposition themselves as holistic solutions providers. Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated… Representatives of the UK solar PV industry may have been tempted to turn […]

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