Government confirms plans to cut export tariff

The change will mean households with new solar panels will not be paid for excess power exported to the grid

Picture of Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry on stage.
Claire Perry: Solar power shouldn’t be provided to the grid for free

She said BEIS is considering a new scheme as costs have fallen and the next steps for small-scale renewables will be announced shortly

Is removing solar tariff literal daylight robbery?

More than 70% of consumers seem to think so…

UK Government urged to continue export tariff for small-scale solar

The signatories of a letter to Energy Minister Claire Perry say removal of the payment will lead to householders, small businesses and others providing power to the grid for free

UK to scrap Feed-in Tariff scheme in April 2019

There will be no grace period for those projects in oversubscribed deployment caps queuing beyond 31st March 2019