The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline. Under the government’s Smart Export Guarantee, suppliers with over 150,000 customers have until the end of the year to offer an export tariff for excess domestic solar generation. Currently, only Octopus Energy is offering an export tariff to all its customers with solar. E.On is also offering a tariff, but it only extends to the first 500 customers and lasts a year. Chris Hewett, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association, has written an open letter to suppliers urging them to offer export tariffs before the deadline. Hewett is also requesting information on any export tariffs on offer the STA is unaware of or any future plans for export tariffs. Offers.
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