Homes and businesses to be paid for exporting excess renewable energy to the grid

The Smart Export Guarantee places a legal obligation on energy suppliers with more than 150,000 customers to introduce export tariffs by 1st January 2020

Export tariff: Government seeks views on licence conditions for energy suppliers

It has launched a consultation which is open until 27th May 2019

Renewable energy: UK consults on paying homes and businesses for excess generation

The ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ would replace the export tariff and apply to small-scale renewable sources such as solar panels