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

Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Closure of the UK’s Feed-in Tariff scheme

He talks you through the UK’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme and its effect on 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

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

BEIS outlines its vision for the future of Solar

With the Governments Feed-In Tarif (FiT) scheme set to close in April 2019, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has predicted that the total deployable MWs for sub-5MW installations is expected to drop below 50MW-100MW per year as a result.

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 […]

How can embedded generation and demand side response boost income and savings?

Embedded generation and demand side response (DSR) should be on your radar if your business is thinking about generating its own electricity and possibly selling some to the grid. Embedded generation is the production of electricity from technologies, including renewables like solar, wind and biomass or non-renewables, that are directly connected to the distribution network. […]

Lightsource to invest £600m to buy solar arrays from consumers

Lightsource Renewable Energy plans to invest £600 million in the next five years to buy solar arrays from householders and businesses. That will be in return for the transfer of their Feed-in Tariff (FiT) payment, with consumers receiving an upfront lump sum and continuing to receive the free energy generated by their systems. In addition, […]

Feed-in Tariff deployment rose 28% in April

Projects deployed under the government’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme at the end of April had a total capacity of 4,982MW. That’s more than 865,600 installations – a 28% increase in total FiT installed capacity compared to the same period in 2015, new figures from DECC reveal. The highest growth rate was in hydro projects which rose […]