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DECC publishes response to FIT consultation Phase 2A

Posted: 29 May, 2012. Written by Ciaran Burns

DECC today published their response to the Feed-in Tariff Scheme Consultation on Comprehensive Review Phase 2A: Solar PV cost control. A number of changes to the FIT scheme will come into force from the 1st August 2012.

Key changes include:

  • Lower tariffs rates, starting at 16p/kWh for <4kW
  • Multiple installation tariff at 90% of standard tariff
  • Export tariff increased to 4.5p/kWh
  • Tariff lifetime reduced to 20 years
  • Contingent degression mechanism, with tariffs potentially changing every 3 months from 1 November

For more information please visit the DECC website here -