Feed In Tariff - Overview Of The Fit Scheme

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Feed In Tariff - Overview Of The Fit Scheme

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What’s the upper Total Installed Capacity limit for participation in the FiT scheme?
    • A. 

      5MW

    • B. 

      0.5MW

    • C. 

      5kW

    • D. 

      100MW

  • 2. 
    Policy and tariff rates for the scheme are set by…
    • A. 

      MCS

    • B. 

      Ofgem

    • C. 

      DECC

  • 3. 
    Ofgem describes the FiT scheme as an environmental programme, aimed at…
    • A. 

      Increasing housing prices by adding energy generation capacity to selected properties

    • B. 

      Generating employment opportunities within the green sector

    • C. 

      Promoting the widespread uptake of a range of small-scale low carbon electricity generation

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 4. 
    MCS stands for…
    • A. 

      Microgeneration Certified System

    • B. 

      Microgeneration Certification Scheme

    • C. 

      Microgeneration Creation Scheme

  • 5. 
    The threshold above which Licensed Electricity Supplier MUST provide FiT services is…
    • A. 

      250,000 domestic UK electricity customers

    • B. 

      200,000 domestic UK electricity customers

    • C. 

      50,000 domestic UK electricity customers

  • 6. 
    Approximately what proportion of Good Energy’s FiT base is made up of B2B accounts?
    • A. 

      74%

    • B. 

      52%

    • C. 

      48%

    • D. 

      63%

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a benefit to the generator of participating in the FiT scheme?
    • A. 

      Free access to all electric car charging points throughout the UK

    • B. 

      Payment for all electricity produced, even if it’s used on site

    • C. 

      Reduced electricity bills, from the generator using the energy produced

  • 8. 
    Levelisation is…
    • A. 

      The mechanism which funds payment to generators

    • B. 

      The process used by installers to ensure that solar panels are installed on a flat surface, as per MCS guidelines

    • C. 

      The process by which smaller micro-generation sites are compensated by larger ones

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    Which of these is NOT a responsibility of FiT licensees?
    • A. 

      Setting tariffs and rates

    • B. 

      Collecting meter readings and making accurate payments

    • C. 

      Checking the accuracy of readings and meter details at least once every two years

  • 10. 
    Which two of these are responsibilities of Ofgem?
    • A. 

      Reviewing and auditing FiT Licensees

    • B. 

      Making payments to Licensed Electricity Suppliers from payments collected from FiT Licensees

    • C. 

      Establishing and maintaining the Central FiT Register