Want to know which electricity retailer is offering the best solar feed-in tariffs for households? Listed below are electricity retailer’s latest solar feed-in tariffs for households in ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC and WA including key feed-in tariff conditions.
What is a Solar feed-in tariff? Solar feed-in tariffs (FIT) are the payment made to solar owners for the energy they generate and send back into the grid. Like a tiny power station, any extra energy generated through your solar panels that you don’t use can be sold back into the grid at the feed-in tariff rate. The retailer-provided solar FITs listed here do not include any bonus feed-in tariff that may be provided by state or territory governments. Premium FITs are shown on the retailer feed-in tariff pages linked below.
A good solar feed-in tariff is important, but to find the best deal you also need to value usage rates and supply charges. It’s easy to get it right with WATTever’s comprehensive electricity comparison offering a personalised cost ranking of all publicly listed electricity plans, based on your unique energy use and solar export to help you make serious savings. We include all retailers, tariff types, discounts, solar feed-in tariffs and limits, input for concessions and more. For more tips see our essential guide to comparing electricity for solar owners.
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Australian Capital Territory solar feed-in tariffs for households by electricity retailer (cents per kWh exported)
|Partner||Retailer||Conditions||Min Solar FIT||Max Solar FIT||Link to FIT||Detailed Conditions|
|ActewAGL||Conditions Apply||7.2c||12.0c||Feed-in tariff is only for systems up to 10kW inverter capacity.|
|Ptnr||ReAmped Energy||Conditions Apply||0.0c||9.0c||High feed-in tariffs on Solar plan are limited to PV systems up to 10kW|
|Elysian Energy||Conditions Apply||9.0c||9.0c||Power Maximiser plans with feed-in tariffs are not available for solar systems > 5kW|
|Origin Energy||Conditions Apply||7.0c||8.0c||Solar Boost Plus plans only available for eligible Origin solar PV systems and limited to 10kW max system size. Solar Boost plans may have export caps or PV size limits.|
|Energy Australia||Conditions Apply||7.6c||7.6c||Feed-in tariff is only for systems up to 10kW in ACT & NSW and 30kW in QLD and SA|
|Red Energy||Conditions Apply||6.0c||6.0c||High FIT in NSW and Queensland is capped at 5kWh per day|
|Discover Energy||Conditions Apply||6.0c||6.0c||High FIT on Solar Smart plan is capped at 300kWh per quarter (3.28kWh per day)|
Note: We show minimum and maximum feed-in tariffs (FITs) as some retailers offer different FITs on different plans. Residential feed-in tariffs shown exclude GST. GST on feed-in tariffs is only paid to ABN holders.
“Market-linked plans” that have their rates tied directly to the wholesale market spot price are not included in the tables above because these rates vary every day and cannot be compared like-for-like with most plans where the published rate is the rate you pay. To view indicative rates and feed-in tariffs published for market-linked plans, please see WATTever’s rates pages for Amber Electric and Powerclub.
– Battery only and Electric Vehicle only plans that require the household to have a battery or EV are not included in the tables above due to the small portion of consumers who qualify for these plans. These plans are still visible on the retailer solar feed-in tariff pages. Please see WATTever’s feed-in tariff page for Social Energy who primarily offer battery-only plans.
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