Ofgem has confirmed the feed-in tariff (FiT) rates for solar photovoltaic technology for the period starting 1 May 2013 until 1 July 2013

An example solar PV system that could have battery storage installed

The new FiT rates for installations with an eligibility date on or after 1 May 2013 are as follows:

Description FiT rate p/kWh
0-4kW      15.44
>4-10kW      13.99
>10-50kW      13.03
>50-100kW      11.10
>100-150kW      11.10
>150-250kW      10.62
>250kW-5MW        6.85
Stand-alone        6.85
Export tariff        4.64

The rates remain largely the same as the current tariff, however, the 50kW-5MW bands have seen a degression of 3.5% across the board.