Clean Energy Cashback Scheme - The tariffs explained

Facts and figures

On April 1st 2010, the Government began its 'Clean Energy Cashback Scheme' (formerly known as feed in tariffs). This scheme is intended to reward those who invest in renewable technologies, whilst also stimulating growth within the industry and boosting the UK economy and reducing CO2 emmissions.

The Government has set a list of fixed tariffs that energy companies are obliged to pay to any customer who installs and operates a 'Small Scale Embedded Generator' (SSEG) such as a solar photovoltaic (PV) system.

 

The tariffs are as follows:

Energy Source

Scale

Generation Tariff

(p/kWh)

Duration

(years)

 

Solar PV

≤4 kW new build[A]

36.1

25

Solar PV

≤4 kW retrofit[A]

41.3

25

Solar PV

>4-10kW

36.1

25

Solar PV

>10 - 100kW

31.4

25

Solar PV

>100kW - 5MW

29.3

25

Solar PV

Standalone[A]

29.3

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:
[A]: These terms are defined as follows:

* “Retrofit” means installed on a building which is already occupied
* “New Build” means where installed on a new building before first occupation
* “Standalone” means not attached to a building and not wired to provide electricity to an occupied building

The tariffs are exempt from income tax. This means that domestic users and other personal income tax payers will not be taxed for any income received under the cashback scheme.

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