London accounts for only 2.79% of total UK PV installs

DECC have released their latest quarterly dataset of ?Sub-regional statistics show [ing] the number of installations and total installed capacity by technology type at the end the latest quarter that have been confirmed on the Central FIT Register (CFR)?. [DECC weblink;  Excel file] The data provides a useful breakdown of installations under the Feed in Tariff (FIT) programme by ?local authorities? and also ?parliamentary constituency?. The top 10  London boroughs by total installs of PV (photovoltaic) installations under the FITs programme (which started in April 2010) is provided below.

Size of boilerTier 1 paymentsTier 2 payments
Less than 200kW3.76p / kW1p / kW
Between 200kW - 1,000kW5.8p / kW2.24p / kW
Larger than 1,000kW1p / kW1p/kW
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.