To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate his Department has made of the amount of addtional rooftop solar PV expected to be installed in 2015-16 as a result of the feed-in tariff changes announced on 2 October 2014.
4 December 2014
The creation of separate feed-in tariff degression bands for 1) 50kW+ building-mounted/other-than-stand-alone (typically rooftop solar PV) and 2) ground mounted/stand-alone solar PV was announced on 2nd October 2014. The objective is to remove the risk of high levels of stand-alone deployment triggering degressions for the other-than-stand-alone sector which are not reflective of falls in its costs or the removal of barriers to deployment.
The amount of 50kW+ other-than-stand-alone solar PV expected to be installed (deployment) in 2015-16 under a range of scenarios is set out in Table 1 of the Impact Assessment.