The COMFIT programme paid for small-scale community-owned renewable energy projects a pre-determined per-kWh FIT rate paid to producers using renewable energy technology (wind projects smaller or greater than 50 kW, biomass, small-scale in-stream tidal below 500 kW, and run-of-the-river hydro). FIT rates were set by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB). Nova Scotia Power Inc. recovers costs incurred from the programme through rate-based adjustments.