Tag: Renewable Electricity

Ofgem launch Targeted Charging Review

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Following their open letter last summer and the ongoing ‘minded to’ decision relating to CMP264/265 and the charging arrangements for embedded generation, Ofgem has now launched a Targeted Charging Review (TCR) consultation to consider charges relating to: fixed and sunk costs, behind the meter generation, and storage. The…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, renewable electricity, FIT, RO, cmp264, cmp265, triad, consultation, Ofgem, thom koller

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ADBA responds to Public Accounts Committee inquiry into the LCF

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Following the National Audit Office’s October 2016 report into the Levy Control Framework (LCF), available here, we have submitted our views to the Committee who will meet on 30 November to discuss the report and the LCF more generally. In April 2015 the Department for Energy and Climate Change, now the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, renewable financial incentives, renewable electricity, consultation, public accounts committee, FIT, food waste operators, crop operators, levy control framework, national audit office, beis, thom koller

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FIT cap: over 2MW of tariff capacity is wasted

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Following the closure of the first FIT tariff period on 31 March we reported that 20.825MW total capacity had been applied for, breaching not only the first quarter’s cap of 5.8MW but also the 5MW second, third and fourth tariff period caps. New applications are still welcome, but will…

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Tags: DECC, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, crop operators, biogas, renewable electricity, Charlotte Morton, thom koller, deployment caps

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Consultation on reforms to the Capacity Market

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The Capacity Market aims to ensure a sustainable, secure and cost-effective electricity supply for the UK by maximising current generation capabilities and encouraging new investment. A consultation was launched this week to introduce reforms including bringing the start of the Capacity Market forward by one year to help give both…

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Tags: DECC, investment, capacity markets, capacity crunch, consultation, anaerobic digestion, FIT, RHI, crop operators, food waste operators, renewable electricity, baseload energy

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Hat trick of awards for UK’s leading food waste recycling business

Premier food waste to green energy firm Biogen has been awarded 3 sought after certifications for its environmental, quality management and health & safety systems. The certifications, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, were awarded by UKAS accredited auditors ISOQAR, and set Biogen apart as one of only a handful of anaerobic digestion …

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Tags: member's press release, food waste, green energy, Biogen, health & safety systems, certification, ukas accredited, renewable electricity, national grid, biofertiliser, kate lister, compliance, iso 9001, iso 14001, ohsas 18001, isoqar, activ, control system, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA objects to DECC consultation on the removal of FIT pre-accreditation

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We have now submitted our response to DECC’s consultation on the removal of pre-accreditation from the Feed-in Tariff, you can find our response by clicking here. We strongly object to the proposals on the basis that the consultation was not fully justified and if implemented it will halt…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, FIT degression, fit deployment, FITs, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, pre-accreditation, preliminary accreditation, biogas, will bushby, consultation, amber rudd, cuts, ADBA members, renewable electricity

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AD industry hit by £11 million cut

As detail emerges after the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, announced the summer Budget 2015 earlier today, ADBA has calculated that the Budget’s small print includes an £11m hit on the anaerobic digestion sector alone. The removal of the Climate Change Levy exemption for…

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Tags: chancellor of the exchequer, budget 2015, HM Treasury, george osborne, climate change levy, renewable electricity, FIT, RHI, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton, press release, incentives, government

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