How long are Feed in Tariffs Valid For?

How long are the Feed in Tariff’s are valid for.

For solar pv (panels that produce electricity) systems, the feed in tariff lasts for 25 years. For most other technologies, it’s 20 years. The feed in tariff is index linked and guaranteed to protect your Feed in Tariff income from inflation.

Link to Government information on Feed in Tariffs

Tariffs will be reviewed every five years – starting in 2013 – and at that stage, the amount new applicants receive and the duration of the tariff may change. Early adopters are most likely to benefit from higher tariffs and a greater return on their investment.

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.