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ADBA responds to FIT consultation on closure of the scheme and CHP replacement

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Over the last two months, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been running an open consultation on the closure of the FITs scheme to new applicants on 31 March 2019, as well as seeking views on proposed scheme administrative changes. The consultation closed today…

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 15 more provisional tariff guarantees issued this week

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Following the coming into force of the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive on 22 May 2018, Ofgem now publishes a weekly progress report on the Tariff Guarantee application process, which you can access here. The report details: Number of tariff guarantee applications made The number of provisional tariff guarantee notices issued …

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Draft FIT consultation: Last chance to strengthen the case for CHP replacement

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BEIS is seeking views on the proposed closure of the Feed-In Tariffs Scheme to new applications after 31 March 2019. The consultation also calls for further evidence on CHP replacement under the FIT, an issue which is of paramount importance for the AD CHP (electricity) industry. You can read: Our initial blog…

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Changes coming to electricity network charging

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Last year Ofgem launched a Targeted Charging Review (TCR) Significant Code Review, which is looking into how residual network costs are recovered from network users. The TCR SCR will also consider the Ofgem decision on embedded benefits, though in the meantime Ofgem are proceeding to remove net…

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RHI Tariff Guarantees: three months on

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A little over three months has now passed since the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) came into force, on 22 May 2018. The delays to the implementation of the reforms certainly tested the AD industry but, as ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said in her opening address at the UK…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, beis, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, members meeting, cadent, ptgns, tgns, RHI degression, thom koller

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 18 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction of the Tariff Guarantee process for applying to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) on 22nd May, Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis which you can visit here. In this blog we draw out the key information relevant to the AD industry.   Tariff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Ofgem, beis, rhi tariff guarantees, james thompson, thom koller

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 13 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction on the 22nd May of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis. Here we draw out the key information. You can visit the updated Ofgem page here. Tariff Guarantee applications…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, rhi committed spend, tariff guarantee budget, emiliano lewis

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Challenges for the future of AD and small-scale low-carbon power generation

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is calling for evidence on small-scale low-carbon generation. You can read our summary of this call for evidence in our previous blog, here. The consultation recognises that the coming decades will see changing consumption patterns, the growth of decentralised energy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, Ofgem, beis, Feed-in-Tariff, fossil fuels, dnos, decarbonisation, Sweden, system balancing, targeted charging review, thom koller

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 8 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction on 22 May of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis. Here we draw out the key information. You can visit the updated Ofgem page here.   Tariff Guarantee applications update As…

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Proflo eligibility under the RHI

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Ofgem has reviewed the eligibility of Proflo following representations from ADBA and RHI applicants. To date this feedstock was classed under the RHI as a liquid processing residue, which meant it was an ineligible feedstock under Regulation 41(2) of the RHI Scheme Regulations 2018. As a result Ofgem have been proportioning payments…

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Ofgem’s RIIO2 to support further biomethane innovation

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In March, Ofgem consulted on ways to enhance RIIO and has now published its framework decision on RIIO2, which begins to determine the price controls for the companies that operate the gas and electricity networks in Great Britain. You can view this document here. What is RIIO? Ofgem regulate the…

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: getting ready for financial close

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Following the introduction of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes information on a weekly basis on the following: Number of tariff guarantee applications made; The number of provisional tariff guarantee notices issued; The number of tariff guarantee applications granted; The…

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Ofgem issue first provisional tariff guarantee notice under reformed RHI scheme

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Under the reformed Renewable Heat Incentive scheme that came into force on 22 May 2018, Ofgem has a duty to release updates to the Tariff Guarantee application process every week. Ofgem's latest information has just been released. The weekly information consists of: Number of tariff guarantee applications made The number of…

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BEIS launch call for evidence on post-FIT electricity support

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Alongside the closure of the Feed-in Tariff scheme consultation launched today (click here for details on this), BEIS has also issued a call for evidence to gather views on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation.   Overview At the heart of the consultation is the question of how…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, FIT, consultation, beis, Feed-in-Tariff, ppa, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, thom koller

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New RHI data up to May 2018 – what are the chances of a degression?

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Last week, BEIS published their latest forecasts for estimated spend for the Non-domestic RHI scheme. The latest assessment includes data up to the 31st May 2018, and can be found here. In the last month, forecast spend for large biogas and biomethane has increased by £85m, following 41 new…

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