Feed-in Tariffs Go Global: Policy in Practice

Happy Watts – (www.happywatts.com) Globally, feed-in tariffs (FITs), also known as ‘advanced renewable tariffs’ (ARTs) or ‘renewable energy payments’ (REPs) in North America, have gone from strength to strength. Such schemes pay renewable energy producers a set rate (tariff) for each unit of electricity fed into the grid, and generally oblige power companies to purchase all electricity from eligible producers in their service area over a long period of time — usually 15 to 20 years. via Renewable Energy World>> or order book via EarthScan>>

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