The government seems to have made their decisions on the replacement for the discontinued Solar FIT (Feed in Tariff) and published the new Smart Energy Guarantee which I believe comes in to effect in early 2020.
What is Pureplanet going to do regarding this? Can you explain this scheme in a more digestible form than 'politico speak'.
I get the impression that the scheme as designed might require having smart meters fitted. What happens if you still don't have a smart meter? Can your current SMETS2 meters cope with this new scheme?
Note: As anyone except a politician might have expected with the discontinuation of the incentives provided by the FIT and Generation Tariff the adoption of domestic solar panels apparently dropped by a staggering 94%!
Since one cannot believe a word coming out of the mouth of a politician I think despite their protestations this is a 'better' scheme (for customers) one can be confident it is not. So clearly people are going to delay new installations till the new scheme comes in and even then I suspect many people will still be put off till the picture becomes a lot clearer. (The government is hoping that continued drop in the prices of solar panels will help encourage further installations although I am not as confident of this.)
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If they had called it Smart Meter Energy Guarantee then it would have become the far more appropriate - S M E G.
11-06-19, 13:01jelockwoodSmart Energy Guarantee
I can answer the question about whether PP's SM's work with Solar, the answer is they may well do but they aren't fitting them for customers with PV, until issues are resolved
See Leyton's post HERE
I've just commented in another post on what a shambles this is.
(not PP's fault, but the government's, it's just another ducked up infrastructure project.)
Inital reading and my understanding of the SEG is that any supplier with 150000 customers will be legally obligated to offer an export tariff. The price and contract terms will be upto individual companies so as to drive competition.
The deadline to offer said tariff is jan 1st 2020.
Available to all business and domestic generators with a system upto 5mw.