27 Mar '12, 5pm

UK FiT Adjustments Back On Track After Supreme Court Rejection

Grid-connected solar installations in the UK surged to 700 megawatts in 2011 — up from just 45 megawatts (MW) in 2010 — thanks to a FiT implemented in 2010 that granted favorable pricing for renewable energy. That surge, orders of magnitude more than anyone had anticipated, threatened to overwhelm the very system of support meant to support renewable energy adoption. So at the end of October 2011, UK ministers announced reductions to the nation's FiT — changes particularly severe to small-scale (4 kW or less) rooftop systems, whose current tariff of 43.3 pence/kilowatt hour would have been reduced to just 21 p/kWh. (Here's a list of the current and new FiT levels.) Crucially, the government also decided to pull in the changes to be active on December 12, rather than the original date of April 1, 2012. Problem was, the government and industry were already in talks over how ...

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