33% Solar tariff drop highlights flawed approach of the Economic Regulator
Jul04

33% Solar tariff drop highlights flawed approach of the Economic Regulator

The Tasmanian Economic Regulator has dropped the feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar customers who signed up after 30 August 2013 from 8.282c to 5.551c effective from 1 July 2014. This 33% reduction highlights the unfairness of the methodology used by the Economic Regulator to calculate the benefits of exported solar electricity. Solar owners are being paid less than 6c for electricity that is then resold by Aurora to their neighbours for...

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TREA submission to the RET Review
May20

TREA submission to the RET Review

Read the TREA Submission to the RET Review. The main points in our submission are: The solar PV industry provides direct employment for over 450 Tasmanians. These jobs are skilled, permanent jobs and provide employment in rural as well as urban areas. Distributed renewable energy projects in Tasmania (including solar PV, wind and small hydro): reduce electricity costs for households and businesses, can provide a valuable source of...

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