20 Jul '12, 12pm

Government confirms new feed-in tariff rates - 20 Jul 2012 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

The government has today revealed new support levels for small scale wind, hydroelectric, anaerobic digestion, and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems under the feed-in tariff incentive scheme. The new rates paid for renewable electricity generated by small scale systems, which were outlined in a response to a consultation earlier this year, will affect tariffs for all newly eligible FITs technologies from 1 December 2012 onwards. FURTHER READING Government outlines plans for predictable cuts to Renewable Heat Incentive Watchdog orders anti-wind farm campaigners to pull “misleading” ads Hydroelectric schemes between 100kW and 500kW appear to be the big winners, seeing support levels rise from the proposed 12.1p/kWh to 15.5p/kWh in the newly created band. Elsewhere the rates proposed in February are broadly retained. MicroCHP rates rise from 11p/kWh to 12.5p/kWh, st...

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