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Smart Export Guarantee

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The Smart Export Guarantee is the new way to get paid for your power. If you have a solar PV system, and generate more power than you need, the surplus will be put onto the grid. Under the Smart Export Guarantee, electricity suppliers offer payment for each unit of power you export to the grid.

Our league table reveals which suppliers are offering the best rates. Note that the best rate may not always mean the best energy package. Solar Energy UK recommends shopping around for the best deal.

SupplierTariff NameTariff Type Tariff LengthTariff Rate (/kW)Payment CycleIncludes Battery StorageMust be on supplier import tariff
1Social EnergySocial Energy HubFixedNo fixed end date, capped at 1,000kWh20.0p3 monthsYes (must be SE battery)Yes
2TeslaTesla Energy Plan¹FixedUnknown11.0pUnknownUnknownUnknown
3TeslaTesla Energy Plan²FixedUnknown8.0pUnknownUnknownUnknown
4Social EnergySmarter ExportCurrently FixedNo fixed end date6.0p3 monthsYes (must be SE battery)Yes
5Octopus EnergyOutgoing FixedFixed12-month fixed term 5.5pMonthlyYesYes
E.ON EnergyFix & Export ExclusiveFixed12-month fixed term 5.5pUnknownUnknownUnknown 
7Bulb EnergyExport PaymentsFixedNo fixed end date5.38p3 monthsYesYes
8OVO EnergyOVO SEG TariffFixed12-month fixed term 4.0p3 monthsDependent on InstallationNo
ScottishPowerSmart Export Variable TariffCurrently FixedNo fixed end date4.0p6 monthsUnknownNo
10SSESmart Export TariffFixedNo fixed end date3.5p12 monthsUnknownYes
Shell EnergySEG V1 TariffCurrently FixedNo fixed end date3.5p12 monthsUnknownYes
12British GasExport & Earn FlexCurrently FixedNo fixed end date3.2p6 monthsYesNo
13E.ON EnergyFix & ExportFixed12-month fixed term 3.0pUnknownUnknownUnknown 
14Utility WarehouseUW Smart Export GuaranteeFixedNo fixed end date2.0pUnknownUnknownUnknown
15EDF EnergyExport+EarnFixed12-month fixed term1.5pUnknownUnknownUnknown

Updated on 28 June 2021

We update our Smart Export Guarantee league table frequently, but if you spot an error, please let us know.