The Department of Energy and Climate Change has today published a series of documents which mark a crucial turning point for the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme. These are:
1. UK Government response to the consultation on FITs for solar PV. The new tariffs are designed to apply to all installations with an eligibility date from 3 March onwards. With regards to energy efficiency requirements, DECC have concluded that this should be based on Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of level D or above.
2. A consultation on solar PV cost controls which will close on 3 April.
3. A consultation on tariffs for FIT technologies other than PV, and other scheme administration issues. This will close on 26 April.