Brighton Energy Coop secures 2.5MW of FiT exemptions

It consists of 30 rooftop installations at schools, leisure centres, colleges, swimming pools and local businesses

Octopus Energy’s new tariff offers cash for solar power export

It comes as the government’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme closes today

SSE pays out £705k after overstating Feed-in Tariff costs

The Big Six supplier received £4.07m more in payments from the annual levelisation fund than what it was entitled to

EU approves €600m French public funding for solar energy

The initiative will support the deployment of 350MW of capacity

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

Solar ‘makes up 99% of Feed-in Tariff installations in last year’

Despite this, photovoltaic projects made up only 80% of capacity growth

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

Scottish wind turbine maker goes into provisional liquidation

Trade body slams government for cuts to the Feed-in Tariff, which support small-scale renewables and due to close to new applicants in April 2019

Member groups call for Feed-in Tariff clarification

Ten member groups have written a joint letter to the UK Government, calling for clarification regarding the future of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme. Groups including Energy UK, the National Farmers Union of Scotland and the Solar Trade Association have voiced concerns about the future of the initiative,  which supports small-scale renewable energy projects. The FiT is currently […]