Smart Export Guarantee

Get paid for electricity you export

Smart Export Guarantee


From 1 January 2020, if you generate renewable energy, the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) allows you to apply to receive payments for the electricity you export back to the grid.

You can benefit from SEG if you install a system that generates renewable energy using one of the following technologies:

  • Solar PV panels
  • A domestic wind turbine
  • Hydro
  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Micro-combined heat and power




The current Utility Warehouse SEG payment tariff is below:

Supplier: The Utility Warehouse (Electricity Plus Supply Ltd)

Tariff name: UW Smart Export Guarantee

Tariff type: Standard Variable

Unit rate: 2 pence per kWh


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