Publication date: 29th January 2015

Information types: Factsheets

Policy areas: Environmental programmes FIT

We’ve hit a major milestone – we have now exceeded 3GW of renewable capacity under the Feed-in Tariff scheme.

Feed-in Tariff installations

Since the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme started in 2010 there have been 568,612 FIT installations accredited across Great Britain, and we are still seeing approximately 2,500 new installations being registered per week.

Here's how the installation numbers currently add up by technology type:

Accredited FIT installations Technology type
561,185 Solar photovoltaic


546 Hydro
490 Microchip
135 Anaerobic digestion

You can view a regional breakdown of installations in the document below.

Feed-in Tariff community energy installations

In December 2014 we saw a significant increase in community energy installation applications which schools and community groups can apply for.

Find out more in the document below.

Main Document

Feed-in Tariffs scheme: 3GW renewable capacity reached