• Solar Feed in Tariff Changes – July 2015

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    New solar PV Feed in Tariff rates will come into effect from July 1st 2015. Rates will reduce for most bands with the higher rate for installations up to 4kW falling from 13.39p/kWh to 12.92p/kWh.  The stand alone tariff will come down from 6.16p/kWh to 4.44p/kWh. You can find up to date information on current Feed in Tariff rates for solar and all technologies on our Feed in Tariff Tables page.

    Type of Solar Installation Installations with an eligibility date On or after 1 April 2015 and before 1 July 2015.(p/kWh) Installations with an eligibility date On or after 1 July 2015 and before 1 October 2015.(p/kWh)
    Solar photovoltaic with Total Installed Capacity of 4kW or less, where attached to or wired to provide electricity to a new building before first occupation Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    13.39

    12.05

    6.16

    Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    12.92

    11.63

    5.94

    Solar photovoltaic with Total Installed Capacity of 4kW or less, where attached to or wired to provide electricity to a building which is already occupied Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    13.39

    12.05

    6.16

    Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    12.92

    11.63

    5.94

    Solar photovoltaic (other than stand-alone) with Total Installed Capacity greater than 4kW but not exceeding 10kW Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    12.13

    10.92

    6.16

    Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    11.71

    10.54

    5.94

    Solar photovoltaic (other than stand-alone) with Total Installed Capacity greater than 10kW but not exceeding 50kW Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    11.71

    10.54

    6.16

    Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    11.71

    10.54

    5.94

    Solar photovoltaic (other than stand-alone) with Total Installed Capacity greater than 50kW but not exceeding 100kW Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    9.98

    8.98

    6.16

    Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    9.63

    8.67

    5.94

    Solar photovoltaic (other than stand-alone) with Total Installed Capacity greater than 100kW but not exceeding 150kW Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    9.98

    8.98

    6.16

    Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    9.63

    8.67

    5.94

    Solar photovoltaic (other than stand-alone) with Total Installed Capacity greater than 150kW but not exceeding 250kW Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    9.54

    8.59

    6.16

    Higher rate

    Middle rate

    Lower rate

    9.21

    8.29

    5.94

    Solar photovoltaic (other than stand-alone) with Total Installed Capacity greater than 250kW 6.16 5.94
    Stand-alone (autonomous) solar photovoltaic (not attached to a building and not wired to provide electricity to an occupied building) 6.16 4.44
    EXPORT TARIFF 4.85 4.85

    If you are thinking about getting solar PV installed before the tariff reductions, remember to use an MCS accredited installer. We recommend you always get quotes from 3 or more accredited installers before you decide on your project.

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