UK: New feed-in tariff levels for large scale solar and anaerobic digestion announced today

Today’s announcement follows the recent public consultation on large scale solar and anaerobic digestion which closed on 6th May 2011. The fast track review looked at reducing the tariffs for large scale solar to protect the money available for small scale projects and the range of technologies supported under this scheme. The review was launched following initial evidence showing the number of large scale solar projects in the planning system to be much higher than anticipated. From the 1st of August 2011, new entrants into the FIT scheme will receive amended tariffs as set out below: Solar PV: >50 kW – ≤ 150 kW Total Installed Capacity (TIC) - 19.0p/ kWh >150 kW – ≤ 250 kW TIC - 15.0p/ kWh 250 kW – 5 MW TIC and stand-alone installations - 8.5p/ kWh Anaerobic digestion: ≤ 250 kW - 14.0p/ kWh >250 kW – ≤ 500 kW - 13.0p/ kWh The changes, to take effect from 1st August for new installations and subject to Parliamentary and State aid clearance, will help manage the finances of the Feed-in Tariffs to ensure value for money for the consumer and to help protect the scheme in the future. Solar schemes under 50kW are unaffected by this review. The FIT scheme started in April 2010 and to date over 40,000 installations have registered for this scheme ...Zum vollständigen Artikel

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