This section includes information and resources on feed-in tariff (FIT) policies.
Gainesville’s Solar Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program is a leading example of the transformative impacts local governments and municipally owned utilities can have on community-wide adoption of solar technologies. The program owes much of its success to collaboration, and to the willingness of partners to embrace innovation in pursuit of community energy goals. As the costs Read More »
Over the last twelve months, several municipal utilities have adopted new, and at times innovative, Feed-in Tariff (FiT) programs. Through these initiatives, utilities offer to purchase all the electricity produced by eligible solar energy systems at attractive prices and under long-term contracts. When properly designed, these incentive programs can be highly effective at stimulating local Read More »