Best Smart Export Guarantee Rates

The Smart Export Guarantee was first launched in 2020 and means that your energy supplier has to pay you for the power you generate via your solar panels.

Typically, if you generate more power than you need, this surplus energy will be fed back to the national grid where it can be used by other people.

The Smart Export Guarantee means that electricity suppliers offer payment for each unit of power you export to the grid. 

Smart Export Guarantee Current Rates:

The table below shows the current Smart Export Guarantee rates you can expect based on the energy supplier and the tariff they offer.

Please bear in mind that these prices often change and we do regularly update the table.

SupplierTariff NameTariff Type Tariff LengthTariff Rate (/kW)Payment CycleIncludes Battery StorageMust be on supplier import tariff
1Social EnergySocial Energy HubNo longer offers SEG tariffN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
2TeslaTesla Energy Plan¹FixedUnknown12.0pUnknownYes (must be Tesla Powerwall)Yes (Octopus Energy)
3TeslaTesla Energy Plan²FixedUnknown10.0pUnknownYes (must be Tesla Powerwall) Yes (Octopus Energy)
4Social EnergySmarter ExportNo longer offers SEG tariff N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
5Bulb EnergyExport PaymentsFixedNo fixed end date5.57p3 monthsYesYes
6Octopus EnergyOutgoing FixedFixed12-month fixed term 7.5pMonthlyYesYes
E.ON EnergyNext Export ExclusiveFixed12-month fixed term5.5pUnknownUnknownYes
8OVO EnergyOVO SEG TariffFixed12-month fixed term 4.0p3 monthsDependent on InstallationNo
ScottishPowerSmart Export Variable TariffCurrently FixedNo fixed end date5.5p6 monthsUnknownNo
10SSESmart Export TariffFixedNo fixed end date3.5p12 monthsUnknownYes
Shell EnergySEG VITariffCurrently FixedNo fixed end date3.5p12 monthsUnknownYes
12British GasExport & Earn FlexCurrently FixedNo fixed end date3.2p6 monthsYesNo
13E.ON EnergyNext ExportFixed12-month fixed term 3.0pUnknownUnknownNo
14Utility WarehouseUW Smart Export GuaranteeFixedNo fixed end date2.0pUnknownUnknownUnknown
15EDF EnergyExport+EarnFixed12-month fixed term1.5pUnknownUnknownUnknown

The table above was last updated May 2024.

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