20,000 households could be paid for generating electricity
Upcoming microgeneration scheme will mean that customers will get paid for electricity that they return to the grid
Over 20,000 households could begin to receive payments for exporting their own self-generated renewable electricity back to the grid by the end of this year, the Business Post has learned.
Plans for the move are being finalised by the government and the energy regulator, but only customers with smart meters will be capable of measuring the electricity they send back to the grid. Energy suppliers will then be obligated to pay those who quality and ...