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FIT 6 monthly degression: pre-applications by September 2014

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In a correction from previous advice we may have given, developers will need to apply for preliminary accreditation by 30 September 2014 in order to lock in a Feed-in-Tariff rate prior to a possible degression in October 2014, which is based on deployment between January-June 2014. Ofgem’s guidance (page 36) states that: ‘Installations granted…

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Tags: degression, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, Jordan Marshall, Ofgem, pre-accreditation, preliminary accreditation

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Latest RHI degression and deployment figures published

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DECC have published their quarterly forecast of deployment in the RHI, and the implications of this for their RHI degression mechanisms, including for biomethane. We have updated our analysis of this on the members’ area, which you can see here: http://adbioresources.org/members-area/rhi-deployment-degression/ . Select the ‘Deployment Figures’ tab. …

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Tags: biomethane, degression, RHI

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FIT: getting the best data and information

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Following last week’s very disappointing news on FIT, we have updated and revised the members’ area to include more information on degression, and particularly how you can calculate future tariff rates. All of this is accessible by following the link from the members’ area, or directly by clicking here. …

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Tags: DECC, degression, FIT, Matt Hindle, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives

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FIT update: DECC publish pre-accreditation figures

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DECC yesterday published figures showing AD Feed-in-Tariff application numbers, both for full accreditations, but more importantly also for preliminary accreditation applications. As we outlined in mid-January, these high levels of preliminary accreditation (PA) applications mean that our original proposal to consolidate the degression triggers is no longer viable in order…

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Tags: DECC, degression, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, FIT degression, Jordan Marshall, on-farm AD, preliminary accreditation, small scale AD

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Biomethane to Grid Working Group: Doncaster site visit & meeting

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On Monday our Biomethane to Grid Working Group met in Doncaster to visit Future Biogas’ recently commissioned biomethane to grid project. Alongside a morning tour of the site, which can process 35,000 tonnes of crop feedstocks from local farmers each year in order to produce 12,000 cubic metres of gas per day,…

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Tags: Air Liquide, biomethane to grid, degression, Flogas, Future Biogas, gas-to-grid, Jordan Marshall, Ofgem, pre-accreditation, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI

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FIT update: final 2013 figures confirm degression levels

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The final FIT deployment figures for 2013 have been published, showing accreditations and accepted pre-accreditations for December. The updated numbers, which can be found in more detail in the members’ area, show around 2 MW of additional deployment below 500 kW in December, along with around 1 MW above 500 kW. The new tariff rates…

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Tags: DECC, degression, FIT, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives

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FIT update: November deployment figures published

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DECC have published deployment figures for Feed in Tariff accreditations and pre-accreditations in November, which have now been updated in the FIT Deployment and Degression section of the members’ area. For the second month running no plants with capacities above 500kW were registered, so total deployment there remains just over 2…

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Tags: DECC, degression, financial incentives, FIT, Matt Hindle

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No RHI degression - latest quarterly figures

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Latest figures from DECC show that there will be no degression for biogas or biomethane RHI tariffs, with plenty of headroom before the triggers are hit. Costs allocated for biogas and biomethane stand at £1.9m as of October 2013, well below the degression trigger of £36.3m, while overall costs under the…

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Tags: 200kW limit, DECC, degression, Greg Barker, Jordan Marshall, RHI, tariff review

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DECC announce January tariff review to tackle small-scale FIT degression

In very welcome news, DECC minister Greg Barker MP has informed us that they intend to launch a consultation in January to address Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) degression for small scale AD, which will include a tariff review. This is a huge step in the right direction, and addresses the key industry…

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Tags: CLA, DECC, degression, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, Greg Barker, NFU, RASE, REA, small scale AD

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ADBA welcomes DECC action to 'save' smaller scale AD

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Minister of State Greg Barker MP has confirmed that DECC will be consulting on ‘measures, including a tariff review, in January’ to ensure that the small-scale AD sector is not ‘unfairly disadvantaged’ by the anticipated degression of FIT for sub 500 kW AD plants…

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Tags: CLA, DECC, degression, FIT, Greg Barker, NFU, NNFCC, RASE, REA

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New FIT degression figures published

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New Feed in Tariff statistics were published on Friday, and the FIT deployment and degression section of the members’ area has now been updated. During October three 499kW AD plants were accredited to receive FITs, with no deployment above 500kW. This means that with two months to go in the…

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Tags: DECC, degression, financial incentives, FIT, Matt Hindle, small scale AD

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Latest FIT degression update

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Our work on addressing Feed in Tariff degression is continuing. As DECC have not yet started a process to put in place the mechanisms that the industry groups have proposed, it is now likely to be too late for these to avoid the April 2014 degression. We are therefore now calling…

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Tags: DECC, degression, FIT, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives

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FIT degression: latest updates and opportunity for discussion

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New figures on FIT deployment are likely to be published by Monday at the latest, and we anticipate these showing that accreditations and pre-accreditations below 500 kW have passed 9 MW in 2013. This will be enough to trigger 20% degression in the < 250 kW and 250-500 kW tariffs in April 2014. We will of…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, degression, financial incentives, FIT, Matt Hindle, members' meeting

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FIT Degression: update on latest discussions

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Meetings with DECC on FIT degression are ongoing as we try to find a solution to the threat of near certain degressions in the Feed-in Tariffs for <250 kW and 250-500 kW AD plants from April 2014. Since we initially presented the policy options in September, it has become apparent that…

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Tags: DECC, degression, financial incentives, FIT, incentives, Matt Hindle

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Important: FIT Degression Data and Discussions

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Data on Feed in Tariff deployment to the end of August has now been published on the DECC website, and updated figures are available on the page in the members’ area here. We have also added some new graphs which show scenarios for deployment in the rest of this year,…

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Tags: DECC, degression, financial incentives, FIT, Matt Hindle, RO

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