Johns, Howard
March 2010
Permaculture Magazine;Spring2010, Issue 63, p39
The article explains the Feed In Tariff (FIT) mechanism for Great Britain, designed by Ed Miliband and his team at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to support small-scale renewable electricity generators that will come into force in April 2010. Individuals who install a solar electric system or wind turbine get paid an extra premium for every unit that is generated, making the installation of solar electricity more financially viable in Great Britain. A pay-as-you-save scheme to help individuals with upfront capital is discussed.


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