Feed-in Tariff

Feed in Tariff

The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) is the main price-support mechanism for the electricity that will be produced by all electricity generating technologies. These include:

  • Wind energy;
  • Hydropower;
  • Solar (PV);
  • Anaerobic Digestion (AD); and
  • Micro-CHP.

The Feed-in Tariff module is designed to cover a range of technologies and to assist Community Groups of all kinds. Technology specific information is flagged as appropriate. The module is divided into the following sections:

Background to the FIT – A brief overview of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT).                    

How to Apply for the FIT – Provides the key steps and processes needed to apply for the FIT.

Contingent Degression – Gives information about the degression of FIT tariff levels and current levels available.

Metering and Payment – Supplies the basics of metering requirements and payment frequency.

Additional Renewable Electricity Generation Payment – Explores further financial benefits that are available.

Further Information – Appropriate links to find more information.

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