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New Ofgem guidance issued to support FIT closure

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Following the government response to the recent Feed-in Tariff consultation on the closure of the scheme on 31 March 2019, Ofgem has issued updated guidance. You can download the FIT Guidance for Renewable Installations (version 13) here. This provides an overview of the FIT scheme, its eligibility criteria and explains the process of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, feed-in tariff, FIT, beis, Ofgem, grace periods, thom koller

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Government responds to FIT consultation & fails to act on replacement generating equipment

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During the summer the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consulted on the closure of the Feed-in Tariff and administrative measures. The government response to this consultation has today been published. You can access the full text of the response here. Government has considered the comments and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, feed-in tariff, fit closure, chp replacement, beis, emiliano lewis, thom koller

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Energy Minister signals U-turn on FIT export tariff closure

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Energy & Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has signalled that the government is likely to reverse its policy of closing down the export tariff for supplying renewable electricity to the grid. In July, a government consultation proposed completely closing the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) to new applicants from March 2019, with no…

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Tags: FIT, feed-in tariff, claire perry, electricity

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How to align reporting periods on the RHI and FIT

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With the introduction of feedstock restrictions for new plants registering onto the Feed-in Tariff and sustainability criteria reporting from 1 May 2017, many ADBA members reported to us that much of the data and processes used to produce these reports was the same as that undertaken for the RHI but the…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, sustainability criteria, feedstock restrictions, feed-in tariff, Renewable Heat Incentive, Ofgem, thom koller

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Phased end to embedded benefits now underway

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Ofgem is proceeding to remove net charging for all smaller embedded generation (which includes AD plants exporting electricity to the grid) and is currently around £47.30/kW and replace it with a payment of a value equal to the value of avoided Grid Supply Point investment according to National Grid…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, feed-in tariff, Ofgem, cmp264, cmp265, embedded benefits, embedded generation, triad payments, tnuos, thom koller

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Lifeline for AD CHP?

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Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced the department's intention to launch a formal review of the Capacity Market later this year. The Capacity Market (CM) was introduced to provide security of supply…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, beis, capacity market, baseload energy, feed-in tariff, FIT, claire perry mp, thom koller

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ADBA joins industry-wide call for long-awaited FIT consultation

ADBA has today joined a number of trade associations to write to Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, regarding the long-awaited Feed-in Tariff consultation. The letter, which you can read here, highlights the contribution renewables technologies supported under the FIT make…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, consultation, beis, greg clark mp, feed-in tariff, Charlotte Morton, thom koller

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ADBA joins other associations to discuss decentralised energy sector deal

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ADBA joined a range of other renewables trade associations yesterday to discuss ongoing plans for a sector deal on decentralised energy with officials from BEIS. The government's Industrial Strategy White Paper sets out plans for a range of deals for specific sectors of the economy, and BEIS has…

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Tags: industrial strategy, sector deal, electricity, beis, Ollie More, anaerobic digestion, feed-in tariff

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ADBA joins other trade bodies to discuss small-scale renewables sector deal for Industrial Strategy

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This week ADBA met with a number of other renewables trade bodies to discuss the possibility of a joint sector deal for small-scale renewables to be submitted to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as part of the government's Industrial Strategy. The idea for such a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, beis, Ollie More, renewable energy, feed-in tariff, clean growth plan

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Ofgem issue corrected FIT deployment queue data

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A couple of weeks ago we posted an article on the FIT capacity queue. Ofgem has now issued corrected data and this article updates the FIT queue - contrary to what we posted, if you were to apply for the FIT today your project would now be eligible from 1 January,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, FIT, Ofgem, feed-in tariff, deployment queue, thom koller

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Ofgem webinar for FIT applicants

Ofgem have asked us to publicise a webinar on 6th December on “How to submit a successful FIT application” which will mainly focus on applicants converting their preliminary applications to full but will cover a range of topics that may be useful to all those involved in…

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Tags: Ofgem, FIT, feed-in tariff, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives

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BEIS meet with ADBA members: additional FIT evidence requested

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With the England v Pakistan cricket fourth test match taking place nearby, Oval was abuzz yesterday afternoon - but the real action was the BEIS Feed-in Tariff team coming to our offices to meet with ADBA members. BEIS (formerly DECC) asked us to arrange a small evidence workshop to collect…

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Tags: FIT, feed-in tariff, beis, consultation, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, capex, opex, hurdle rates, thom koller

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FIT consultation - DECC extend deadline

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DECC has extended the deadline of the Feed-in Tariff consultation by one week. Responses must now be in by 14th July. This is due to a misprint in the Impact Assessment, corrected on 4th July.  The extension and revised document is to “correctly express the operating costs…

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Tags: DECC, feed-in tariff, FIT, renewable financial incentives, consultation, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, food waste, digestate, heat use, gate fees, thom koller

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ADBA slams new FIT consultation

Responding to the new Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) consultation on the Feed-in Tariff for anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) comments: This consultation does nothing to address DECC's fundamental lack of ambition for AD and community scale renewables. Instead, it…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, press release, Charlotte Morton, Matt Hindle, crop operators, food waste operators, feed-in tariff, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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FIT pre-accreditation re-opens on Monday: confirmed tariff levels

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Pre-accreditation for the Feed-in Tariff reopens under the new scheme rules on Monday. Our summary of the changes and the new scheme is still available here, and you can download our detailed briefing directly here. This week, Ofgem have published details of the tariffs which will be paid to plants…

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Tags: FIT, DECC, Ofgem, feed-in tariff, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators

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