News & Articles on Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) for Small Wind Turbines
Feed-in Tariffs or FITs are regulated rates (tariffs) paid for generating electricity with small wind turbines. They are not subsidies nor are they a form of net metering. They are a contract to pay a specific price for electricity that has been determined politically or in a regulatory setting. Feed-in Tariffs are also known as Feed Laws or Feed-in Laws.
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has called on the Ontario government to offer feed-in tariffs designed for small wind turbines.
Presentation by Paul Gipe for CanWEA 2009 Conference, Toronto, Ontario. Includes a summary of feed-in tariffs for small wind turbines worldwide and a review of small wind program performance in the USA and Britain.