Feed-In Tariff - quick overview
Most feed-in tariffs with up to date information is available on the PV Tech website - tariff watch page.
We have also included below specific information relating to each country and where you can apply for the tariffs.
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Australia Feed-In Tariff
Australia pays different rates of Feed in Tariffs for different territories and even different electricity providers. Details of all the tariffs can be found on the Australia feed-in tariff page.
Canada Feed-In Tariff
The Canada feed-in tariff program is split into regions so far the only region to offer a feed-in tariff is Ontario.
Ontario offer 2 different programs, MicroFIT for projects less than 10 kW and FIT for projects over 10 kW. Further details can be found on the Canada Feed-In Tariff page.
Canada used to have in place a ecoENERGY Retrofit homes grant, this grant finished 31st March 2010.
Each province or territory has their own grants and incentives a full list can be found on the Office of Energy Efficiency website.
Energy Regulatory Office determines the FiT and the green bonus each year in advance. The price must not be lower than 95% of the year before.
PV-Tech Website. France has separate rates for roof, ground mounted and building integrated systems, guaranteed for 20 years.
UK Feed-In Tariff started 1st April 2010 to try and increase the amount of renewable energy on the national grid.
The EU has set a target that 20% of all energy will be renewable by 2020 and the UK is committed to delivering its share of the target.
US solar incentives and feed-in tariffs available. There are incentives for Federal, State, local authority and utility companies.
Each State has a Public Utilities Commissions and they set the standard for interconnection to the distribution grid.