Feed-in-Tariffs (FITs)

DEFINITION: A Government programme introduced to help renewable electricity generators overcome the cost disadvantages of installing and operating renewable energy technology. If a householder, community or business has an eligible installation (less than 5MW), FITs pay them a subsidy for the electricity they generate, as well as a bonus for any electricity exported back to the grid.

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