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Latest RHI Tariff Guarantee update

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Four months ago today the long-awaited reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive came into force, with the Tariff Guarantee process launching at 10AM the following day. Since the tariff resets and the Tariff Guarantee process came into force Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which…

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

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Use of estimated data on the RHI limited to 8 times

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The RHI pays participants for heat used for eligible purposes with these purposes typically metered and submissions for payment made to Ofgem on a quarterly basis. There is currently a provision within the RHI regulations for estimated data to be used in exceptional circumstances when meter readings cannot be provided.…

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Ofgem firm up RHI rules on replacement plant

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Following consultation by BEIS last year on replacement plant under the RHI, Ofgem has updated its system to allow this as of 1 October 2018. You can read the government response to the consultation here. The response to the consultation provides limited guidance on the process for replacement, besides stating that replacement…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, beis, Ofgem, chp replacement, rhi budget cap, thom koller

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Too hot to handle - Biogas heat and biomethane August RHI figures

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Renewable heat generated from biogas and biomethane under the RHI (This blog deals with the non-Tariff Guarantee side of the RHI - for the latest on Tariff Guarantee process, click here) The latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, RHI, beis, biogas heat, green growth

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New ADBA Pipeline uploaded - September 2018

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The ADBA Pipeline has now been updated and the latest version has been uploaded to the Members’ Area of the website. Please click here to access it (when on the Market Analysis section of the website, click on "Operational & proposed plant data" to download…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, pipeline, pipeline data, market data

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ADBA response to EA consultation - makes case for not imposing new costs on AD

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On Friday we submitted our response to the Environment Agency consultation on permitting. See our original blog on this here. The proposals include a number of areas where permitted AD operators would potentially have to make changes to existing plants, meaning costly efforts to meet any new requirements. We have…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, Ollie More

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Defra set out ambitions for future for food, farming and the environment

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Following the presentation to Parliament last week of the Agriculture Bill - which we briefed members on here - Defra has issued a policy statement on their ambitions for future for food, farming and the environment. You can read the full statement here and see the summary of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, Defra, common agricultural policy cap, agriculture bill, public goods, climate change mitigation, new environmental land management scheme, 25 year environment plan, thom koller

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: First 2 Tariff Guarantees awarded: both biomethane

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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…

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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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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, FIT, beis, Ofgem, fit consultation, chp replacement, fit closure, emiliano lewis, ad chp, UK AD & Biogas

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First thoughts on the Agriculture Bill: the rise of the vegetable king

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Yesterday saw the first reading of the Agriculture Bill, the first bill of its kind for 70 years. You can read the Bill here and see our press release here. Below we set out our thoughts on the Bill. It is bittersweet that this Bill came out as we were submitting…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, Feed-in-Tariff, digestate, agriculture bill, michael gove, Defra, common agricultural policy cap, new environmental land management scheme, thom koller

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How does the RTFO compare to the RHI? A brief analysis

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Dual participation in the RTFO and RHI On the 14th June, BEIS announced the policy decision that biomethane producers can now claim under both the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), giving the following statement: “Thank you for your patience whilst the Department for…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, RTFO, rtfcs, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas, beis, DfT, dual participation

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 52 provisional tariff guarantee notices now issued

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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…

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

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What would be a fair gate fee?

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Last week ADBA responded to BEIS' call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation, calling for a bespoke Contracts for Difference - a CfD-type auction for small-scale low-carbon generation, which is currently proscribed as far as AD sub 5MW is concerned. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, DECC, beis, FIT, gate fees, gate fees report, fit closure, emiliano lewis, food waste, Wrap

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BEIS confirm no RHI degression on 1st October

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Last Friday, BEIS released their latest Quarterly Forecasts for the Non-domestic RHI scheme which confirmed that there will be no degression on the 1st October for any of the Non-domestic RHI technologies and tariff categories, including biogas and biomethane, which means no tariffs will be reduced next quarter. This…

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