FIT licensees

As a FIT licensee you have specific obligations under:

  • Conditions 33 and 34 of the Standard Conditions of Electricity Supply Licences (“the SLCs”).
  • Feed-in Tariffs Order 2012 (“the FIT Order”).

Specifically, you need to:

  • Assess installations against the criteria for Microgeneration Certificate Scheme (MCS) certified registration, and (where applicable) the energy efficiency requirements and the multi installation rate
  • Register and make FIT payments to eligible FIT generators and nominated recipients
  • Ensure that the information provided by the FIT generator is accurate
  • Update the Central FIT Register (CFR) as required
  • Verify meter readings provided by FIT generators.

As a FIT licensee you should also be the main point of contact for any queries generators have.

Central FIT Register

The CFR is a database of all FIT-accredited installations.

As a FIT licensee you will need to access the CFR to register installations, update details of FIT installations and make levelisation submissions.

Our Feed-in Tariffs: Central FIT Register user guide provides information for suppliers on how to access and use the CFR.

Levelisation process for FIT licensees

As a FIT licensee you need to take part in the periodic and annual levelisation processes. This involves submitting details of the total electricity supplied in Great Britain and any FIT payments that have been claimed in the relevant period.

Levelisation schedules containing key deadlines and dates for both periodic and annual levelisation can be downloaded from this page.

Information for licensed electricity suppliers on how to submit and edit their levelisation submissions on the CFR can be found in our Feed-in Tariffs: Central FIT Register user guide.

Need help?

Further guidance on the role of FIT licensees can be found in the Feed-in Tariffs: Guidance for Licensed Electricity Suppliers.

For any questions relating to the ongoing duties of FIT licensees, you can contact the FIT Compliance team on FITCompliance@ofgem.gov.uk.

Publications and updates

  • Published: 22nd Jul 2016
  • Guidance, Open letters & correspondence
  • 0 Associated documents
Find links to the Feed-in Tariffs legislation and associated amendments.

  • Published: 27th Jun 2016
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document, Part 2, specifically looks at how to register an MCS installation onto the Central Feed-in Tariff Register (CFR).

  • Published: 3rd Jun 2016
  • Open letters & correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
This letter provides further clarification on our administration of the cap on overseas exempt supply introduced by DECC from 1 April 2016, as part of the FIT levelisation process.

  • Published: 10th May 2016
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This guidance is for licensed electricity suppliers on their duties under the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme. It supersedes Version 8.0.

  • Published: 21st Mar 2016
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
The Central Feed-in Tariffs (FIT) Register (CFR) Part 4 looks at how to search, view and update existing installations, including updating generator or nominated recipient details.

  • Published: 21st Mar 2016
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document, Part 5, specifically looks at accessing the Central Feed-in Tariff Register (CFR), for the purpose of extending existing FIT installations.

  • Published: 21st Mar 2016
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document, Part 3, specifically looks at how to register a ROO-FIT installation on to the CFR.

  • Published: 29th Feb 2016
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document sets out the key dates and deadlines for the Feed-in Tariff supplier levelisation process for Year 7 (1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017).

  • Published: 24th Feb 2016
  • Guidance
  • 3 Associated documents
This guidance is for licensed electricity suppliers on their duties under the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme. It supersedes Version 7.0.

  • Published: 18th Jan 2016
  • Guidance
  • 2 Associated documents
This guidance document explains the changes to our administration of the scheme resulting from: the introduction of a pause to the scheme and deployment caps.

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