n NSW, retailers can choose whether or not to offer solar feed‑in tariffs to their customers, and decide the level of the solar feed‑in tariff that they offer.
The Premier of New South Wales has asked IPART to undertake an investigation into solar feed-in tariffs. The investigation will establish a fair and reasonable value for electricity generated by small scale solar photovoltaic systems.
This fact sheet briefly explains our draft findings and recommendations in relation to a fair and reasonable solar feed-in tariff, and discusses how an unsubsidised feed-in tariff should be implemented in NSW.
IPART set a solar feed-in tariff benchmark of 4.6 to 5.5 c/kWh for 2021‑22. This is a guide for customers about how much they can expect to receive from their retail for their excess solar electricity that is fed into the grid.
This fact sheet briefly summarises our key findings on the characteristics of PV units in NSW, and discusses what we considered to be the key messages for PV customers.
Competition in the retail energy market continues to developIPART has found that during the year to 30 June 2019, the price of the lowest electricity offers available to residential customers fell by around 4% in the Ausgrid network area, 5% in th