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Solar PV Feed-In Tariff rates frozen until January

Last week Ofgem confirmed that following July’s cuts to the Feed-In Tariff rates for Solar PV, the rates will remain at July-October levels for all installations fitted before the 1st January 2014. The rates are as follows for installations below … Continue reading

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There’s still time to take advantage of Pre-July Solar PV FIT rates

With the arrival of Summer in the UK (finally) you may be looking at all that sunshine and wondering whether a Solar PV installation would be right for your home. You can find out by filling out our Home Energy … Continue reading

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Where are Solar PV systems being installed in the UK?

DECC has released its Solar PV uptake figures for January – March this year, as well as a map showing regional uptake from the beginning of the FIT scheme through to March. The popular and less popular areas for PV … Continue reading

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Feed-in-Tariff Changes for Solar PV

The Feed in Tariff for Solar PV changes from the 1st July, and not 1st August as previously proposed by the Government, which has put a few solar industry noses out of joint. There will be modest reductions for domestic … Continue reading

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Questions to ask your Solar PV supplier

Here are a few things you should think about asking when you’re talking to a solar PV company about getting a system fitted: What type of panels they are going to install? Crystalline silicon is the most commonly used Solar … Continue reading

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Green Deal and FIT to work alongside one another

In February I blogged about DECC’s position on customers signing up for a Green Deal loan and receiving FITs and how the two schemes would work together. At the time, their stance was that customers could claim both as long … Continue reading

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An update on Solar PV FIT rates

Solar PV Feed-In Tariff rates to remain the same until July 2013

On Friday Ofgem confirmed that domestic FIT rates will stay the same for solar PV installations installed between 1st May to the 1st July. Ofgem confirmed in December that it would review the tariff in April, and the early announcement … Continue reading

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Using the Green Deal with the Feed-In Tariff

After consultation with the European Commission, DECC yesterday confirmed exactly how the Green Deal works in conjunction with the Feed-In Tariff and Renewable Heat Incentive, the two schemes that pay homeowners to generate their own electricity and heat respectively using … Continue reading

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New MCS Solar PV Installer Guide and standards announced

Last week the Microgeneration Certification Scheme launched its long waited third edition of the Guide to the Installation of Photovoltaic Systems and an important update to the MIS 3002 standards for solar PV installers. Installers will need to follow the … Continue reading

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Solar PV Feed-In Tariff will remain the same until May 2013

Ofgem have recently announced that all Solar PV FIT tariff rates will remain the same until the 1st May 2013 – the updated rate table can be found below. Solar PV can make the right home up to £600 a … Continue reading

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