Feed in Tariff Rates Increase From 1st April

As from 1st of April 2011 the Feed in Tariff will increase by 4.8% in line with inflation.

The increased rate will be applicable to all eligible installations and they will receive the new higher rate from 1st April, those who used to receive 41.3p per kilo watt hour generated will receive 43.3p from the 1st April 2011.

New tariffs in pence per kWh from 1st April:

Size of system

Tariffs From

01.04.11

Anticipated Tariffs 01.04.12 ? 31.03.13

Less than 4 kWp (new build)

37.8

37.8

Less than 4 kWp retro fit

43.3

39.6

Between 4 kWp and 10 kWp

37.8

34.6

Between 10 kWp and 100 kWp

32.9

30.1

Between 100 kWp and 5 mWp

30.7

28.1

Standalone system

30.7

28.1

James Eades

By: James Eades

Operations Director, James Eades is EnergyMyWay's in-house expert on renewable energy policy, microgeneration technologies and best practice in the renewable energy industry.