Legal Spotlight - April 2012 The Feed-In Tariff Scheme (FITs)

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With the Government’s current interest in the environment and all things ‘green’, the legislation that affects the further and higher education sector is changing all the time. With new Acts of Parliament, changing regulations and updates to guidelines, it is hard for anyone to keep track but knowing how to comply is a must.

In this issue:

The Feed-In Tariff Scheme (FITs)

The Feed-In Tariff Scheme (FITs) was first introduced in April 2010, under the Energy Act 2008. The concept of the scheme is to increase the number of small scale (under 5MW) low carbon electricity generation technologies invested in by organisations, businesses and individuals.

Disclaimer: The information presented here provides an overview of legislation relevant to tertiary education. It does not constitute professional legal advice and in all cases where you intend to give an opinion or act on the content expressed here you should first obtain such advice.