31 Oct '11, 11am

DECC FIT proposals set an EPC 'D' minimum requirement -rather than C as originally proposed

This consultation invites comments on the Government’s proposals for the tariff levels available for renewable electricity generation from solar PV installations of 250kW or below under the Feed-in Tariffs scheme (FITs). This consultation applies to England ,Wales and Scotland only. FITs was introduced on 1 April 2010, under powers in the Energy Act 2008. Through the use of FITs DECC hopes to encourage deployment of additional small scale (less than 5MW) low carbon electricity generation, particularly by organisations, businesses, communities and individuals who have not traditionally engaged in the electricity market. This will allow many people to invest in small scale low carbon electricity, in return for a guaranteed payment for the electricity they generate and export. Deployment of PV, has, in recent months, accelerated rapidly. Combined with falling installed costs ...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/consultations/fits_...

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