New government feed-in tariff guide

There have been significant changes to the feed-in tariff scheme from 8 February 2016 and the government has published revised guidance at:

I have updated this website where necessary and checked that content on links provided has been updated too.

Installing solar panels on domestic roofs can still be worthwhile, due to the big reductions in panel costs, but returns are less financially attractive than before with payback periods now up to 15 years, when they were 10 years or less previously.

The environmental benefits of solar panels of course remain and they contribute to decarbonising our electricity supply by switching from generation by fossil fuels.


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