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Feed-In Tariffs

Minimum Electricity Feed-In Tariffs

Under the Electricity Industry Act 2000 (Vic), the Commission is required to determine the minimum electricity Feed-In Tariff. The Feed-In Tariff is the minimum price per kilowatt hour that electricity retailers must pay customers who are small renewable energy generators (traditionally those with solar panels), for electricity they produce and feed back into the grid.

In determining the minimum Feed-In Tariff, the Commission must have regard to:

  • prices of electricity in the wholesale electricity market, and
  • any distribution and transmission losses avoided in Victoria by the supply of small scale renewable energy generation electricity.
  • the avoided social cost of carbon and the avoided human health costs attributable to a reduction in air pollution.

2017–18 Electricity Feed-In Tariff

Preparing for the 2017–18 Electricity Feed-In Tariff – Letter to Stakeholders

The letter outlines our approach for setting the Feed-In-Tariff for 2017–18 following amendments to the Electricity Retailer Act 2000, which passed the Legislative Council on 7 February 2017.

The Commission will determine a Feed-In-Tariff for 2017–18 by 28 February 2017.

Associated Documents


Minimum Electricity Feed-In Tariff to Apply From 1 July 2017 (1)
09 Feb 2017 Preparing for the 2017-18 Electricity Feed-In Tariff – Letter to Stakeholders
Minimum Electricity Feed-In Tariff to Apply From 1 January 2016 (2)
24 Aug 2015 Final Decision – Minimum Electricity Feed-In Tariff to Apply From 1 January 2016
30 Jun 2015 Draft Decision – Minimum Feed-In Tariff to Apply From 1 January 2016
(20) Submissions
Minimum Electricity Feed-In Tariff to Apply From 1 January 2015 (2)
20 Aug 2014 Final Decision – Minimum Feed-In Tariff for 2015
01 Jun 2014 Draft Decision – Minimum Electricity Feed-In Tariff to Apply From 1 January 2015
(10) Submissions
Minimum Electricity Feed-In Tariff to Apply From 1 January 2014 (2)
27 Aug 2013 FDP – Final Decision – Minimum Feed-In Tariff for 2014 – 20130823
05 Jul 2013 2014 Minimum Feed-In Tariff
(10) Submissions