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Get Paid For Generating Electricity

The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) is another government scheme designed to reward those who implement renewable energy sources into their home. If you install renewable energy systems in your home, you will benefit from reduced energy bills as you use the energy that you generate yourself. However, you can benefit even further through the FIT scheme, as you can be paid for every unit of energy that your renewable systems generate, and then you can be paid even more for any electricity that you don’t use that goes right back into the national grid.

Applications for the FIT scheme ended on the 31st of March 2019, but this does not mean that any payments for those already on the scheme will stop. 

How To Qualify?

Your installer will be able to give you a quote regarding how much you should expect to earn from the FIT scheme with your system, and they will ensure that you meet all of the eligibility requirements. You can then apply to your electricity provider or a different one if you choose.

However, solar PV is not the only supported system, and you may be eligible if you have a wind turbine, micro CHP, hydroelectric system or even an anaerobic digester. The efficiencies of these systems are heavily dependent on your home’s location and surroundings, and so you will need to make sure that your site is suitable before you choose to install any of them.

Similar to the RHI scheme, you will be paid an amount that depends on the volume of electricity that you generate from your renewable system as well as the date that you apply. You must ensure that your system is fully installed before you apply for the FIT scheme. If you are using a solar PV system, the amount you will be paid depends on another factor – the energy rating of your home. You can be paid a higher rate if your Energy Performance Certificate is rated D or better. 

Apply For Your Government Backed Heating Grant

Following your successful application, we will arrange a free, no obligation survey to ensure the maximum grant is obtained and advise you on the best products to reduce your homes energy usage.

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