renewable energy feed-in tariff News

  • Improvements to the Feed-in Tariffs scheme

    The Government has today announced plans to ensure the future of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme to make it more predictable. Transparency, longevity and certainty are at the heart of the new improved scheme. The reforms will provide greater confidence to consumers and industry investing in exciting renewable technologies such as solar power, anaerobic digestion, micro-CHP, wind and hydro ...

  • Providing certainty for Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive

    Government response to Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) consultation published Consultation on budget management and environmental sustainability of the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) launched Greater certainty for investors in renewable heat and small scale electricity technologies and a fair deal for consumers were delivered today by Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg ...

  • SMUD receives huge response to its renewable energy feed-in-tariff

    A California utility's feed-in tariff (FIT) program for renewable or combined heat and power generating facilities met with an overwhelming response last month. The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) reported on January 19 that applications for the new FIT, which were all for solar photovoltaic power, exceeded its 100-megawatt allotment. SMUD lists only five applicants for the new ...

  • Ontario’s feed-in tariff for renewable energy - lessons from Europe

    Sustainable Prosperity has released a new Policy Brief entitled "Ontario's Feed-in Tariff for Renewable Energy: Lessons from Europe". The purpose of the Policy Brief is to draw ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Renewable Energy Community Gears up for Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum

    With just two weeks to go, time is now running out to secure a spot at the upcoming Ontario Feed-in Tariff Supply Chain Forum, taking place April 19-20 in Toronto (www.ontariofitsupplychain.com). This industry critical event is bringing together global wind and solar industry players to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the FIT program and the future ...


    By Marketwire

  • A policymakers guide to feed-in tariff policy design

    'Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are the most widely used renewable energy policy in the world' says a massive report by a team of researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Analysts from the NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis Center (SEAC), along with E3 Analytics and the U.S. Department of State, have published 'A Policymaker's Guide to Feed-in Tariff Policy Design' ( ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Nova Scotia Feed-in Tariff Forum Launched

    On September 21-22, renewable energy experts from across the globe will gather in Halifax for the Nova Scotia Feed-in Tariff Forum to discuss exciting new market opportunities opening up under Nova Scotia's Renewable Electricity Plan. The province is aiming to be a leader in renewable energy by committing to generate 25% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2015 from a current level of ...

  • Nova Scotia Feed-In Tariff Forum Launched

    Following on the success of last year's highly rated event, the Nova Scotia Feed-in Tariff Forum 2012 is now open for registration. This is the only event to provide detailed updates on Nova Scotia's Renewable Electricity Plan, including the Community Feed-in Tariff (COMFIT) and RFP programs, as well as critical insight into the business opportunities for renewables across Atlantic Canada. It ...

  • Feed-in Tariff appeal: Application to the Supreme Court

    A DECC spokesperson said: “We respectfully disagree with the Court of Appeal’s decision on Feed-in Tariffs and we have today lodged an application with the Supreme Court seeking that court’s permission to appeal. We are now awaiting a decision of the Supreme Court on permission. “We want to see the available funding spread as far and wide as possible making FITs a scheme ...

  • Reminder of changes to Feed-in Tariffs from 1 April

    New FITs tariffs for solar installations up to 250kW for those with an eligibility date on or after 3 March 2012 Minimum energy efficiency requirement for properties installing solar panels to obtain the highest level of FIT payment New solar PV multi installation tariff rate DECC is introducing a range of changes to the FITs scheme to come into effect on 1 April ...

  • More community 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. 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 projects, under new plans set out by the ...

  • California expands its rules for feed-in tariffs and net metering

    California is seeking to encourage utility customers to feed power into the grid from their renewable energy systems with two legislative bills signed on October 11 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The first bill expands California's 'feed-in tariff,' under which large utilities have to pay their customers for the power they produce and 'feed in' to the grid, at standard rates or 'tariffs' that ...


  • Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum Announces 2012 Speaker Line-Up

    The speaker line-up for this year's Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum has been announced today with the province's key government and FIT policy administrators confirmed to speak on April 3-4 in Toronto www.ontariofitforum.com. The Ontario Feed-in Tariff Forum (April 3-4, Toronto) is the annual, must-attend conference for FIT contract holders, developers, ...


    By Marketwire

  • A Positive Response to the Feed-in Tariff is Paving the Way for Other Renewables, Says Solar Power Grants

    Solar Power Grants, the UK's leading online resource for homeowners regarding all renewable energy grant issues, is calling for more people to investigate green technologies and join the growing number of Feed-In Tariff (FIT) customers. The FIT is a Government scheme which allows homeowners, businesses and communities to receive payments ...


    By Marketwire

  • Written ministerial statement by Edward Davey on reforming the Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) scheme

    This Government is committed to promoting decentralised energy and the take-up of small-scale low-carbon technologies by the public and by communities. The Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) scheme is an important instrument in meeting that commitment, but it needs to be reformed as we want as many people as possible to be able to benefit from the scheme. For too long it has been limited to the lucky few. So ...

  • Solar Flair 09 predicts Feed-in Tariff to stimulate solar power in the UK

    A group of top level scientists and entrepreneurs has predicted new legislation coming into force next year will be a defining moment for solar power use in the United Kingdom.The Government is introducing its Feed-in Tariff in April 2010 which will offer financial incentives to individuals and businesses that embrace solar energy.Speaking at Solar Flair 09, the national photovoltaics (PV) ...


    By RealWire

  • UK Small Scale Wind Incentives to Continue with Feed in Tariff

    Following a recent announcement from the UK Government that the Renewable Obligation for Onshore Wind will close at the end of March 2017, we would like to highlight that the closure of the Renewable Obligation is not the same scheme as the Feed in Tariff which will continue for Small & Medium Scale Wind Turbines. The Feed in Tariff scheme has been very successful and despite a reduction in ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • UK government plans deep cuts for solar farms under the feed-in-tariffs

    UK government unveiled a proposal to cut feed-in-tariffs for large-scale solar farms and proposed increased incentives to anaerobic digestion. UK Energy Minister, Greg Barker, published last week a proposal to cut the financial support for larger-scale solar installations under the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme, which if adopted will see feedin-tariffs slashed by as much as 70%. The cuts ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Feed-in tariffs: Written ministerial statement by Gregory Barker, minister of state

    I am today announcing a consultation as part of the fast-track review of Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) for small scale low carbon electricity generation. On 7 February, I announced the start of the first comprehensive review of the FITs scheme for small scale low carbon ...

  • UK launches feed in tariffs scheme to encourage all to generate and earn from clean energy

    Attention Land and Property owners! The Feed-in Tariff scheme now makes small-to-medium scale renewable projects commercially viable. Read our update to understand how you can benefit from the scheme which looks set to transform the uptake of renewables in the UK. From April this year, the Government will pay homeowners, real estate companies and other businesses for every unit of renewable ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

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