Why are they called ‘feed-in’ tariffs?
Good question! This sort of tariff was first introduced in Germany in the 1990’s and it applied only to power which was fed in to the electricity grid. The tariffs in the UK apply to all the electricity the system produces, whether it is used on site or fed in to the grid, so it’s actually a misnomer (they are really ‘production tariffs’).
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