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This “feed-in tariff” (also known as REFIT, the Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff or export price) will be available for up to 4,000 micro-generation units for a period of three years, starting in 2009. The ESB provide a micro-generation tariff of 9 cents per kWh for Residential Customers (Please refer to the Commission for Energy Regulation paper CER/09/033 (PDF)). ESB are also offering a further support payment of 10 cents per kWh for the first 3,000 kWh exported annually.
This page explains how to connect a micro-generator to the electricity network.