Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2010
Date Ended:2011 - Closure for new applications
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums
Policy Target:Wind>Onshore, Hydropower, Solar>Solar photovoltaic
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Agency:Government of Western Australia- Department of Finance

The Western Australian feed-in tariff provides a net tariff of AUD 0.40 cents per kilowatt hour for electricity generated by solar PV, wind or micr-ohydro systems and exported to the electricity grid. The scheme is available to residential applicants only (home owners), who will receive payments for 10 years. It is  administered by the Government-owned utilities, Synergy and Horizon Power. Installed system size is limited to 5 kW for Synergy customers and 30 kW in total for Horizon Power customers. The scheme was suspended to new applicants on 1 August 2011. From 1 July 2011 the tariff was 20 cents per kilowatt hour.

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