Effectiveness of FIT subsidy is a mystery

Moroney, Lee
January 2011
Utility Week;1/28/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p11
Trade Publication
The author comments on the effectiveness of the new feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) in Great Britain. According to the author, the scheme is less transparent as Ofgem does not have the power to determine how much electric energy is produced by generators. The author also added that even the government does not have enough data to prove the effectiveness of the FIT subsidy.


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