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Meeting between ADBA and BEIS about future policy support for electricity generation

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Last week Rebecca Thompson, Senior Policy Manager at ADBA, met with the Head of Biomass Electricity at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the Anaerobic Digestion sector. They discussed that new support for renewable electricity generation, Contracts for Difference, did not effectively support biogas electricity generation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, Defra, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, CAP, beis, Biomass, agriculture, agriculture bill, common agriculture policy, rebecca thompson, biogas to electricity, electricity, renewable electricity, seg, smart export guarantee, CfD, Contracts for Difference

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National Grid publishes its CfD’s 3rd allocation round detailed guidance

The second version of Contracts for Difference's allocation round 3 guidance has been published. You can consult the document here. This version includes detailed guidance on the Application Form, with screenshots and assistance for the online process. The first version developed by BEIS was published earlier this month together…

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry calls for low-carbon CfD scheme to support small-scale renewables

The trade body for the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has called on the government to introduce a bespoke low-carbon Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme to support small-scale renewable technologies on the day the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) has ended.

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Tags: press release, electricity, Charlotte Morton, FIT, Contracts for Difference, feed-in tariff

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ADBA responds to BEIS call for evidence on the future for small-scale low-carbon generation

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Over the last few weeks the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been running a call for evidence to gather views on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation. The call for evidence closed today and ADBA Members can read our full submission here. Thank…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, beis, decentralised energy, electricity, Contracts for Difference, consultation, thom koller

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Your chance to influence the future role of small-scale low-carbon power generation

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BEIS is calling for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation. You can read our overview of this by reading our earlier blog here. Government is consulting until 30 August and we are now inviting ADBA members to comment on our draft response, which you can download…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, beis, decentralised energy, ad chp, Contracts for Difference, thom koller

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A bespoke Contracts for Difference auction for small-scale generation

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Yesterday Claire Perry MP, Energy and Climate Change Minister, announced that a further Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction would take place in 2019. This has been widely reported as a means of providing certainty to the offshore wind sector, so it can build on its success to date through the next…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, FIT, consultation, beis, Feed-in-Tariff, Contracts for Difference, national grid, future energy scenarios, GHG emissions, market report

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Is Contracts for Difference the future for AD electrical generation?

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is running a consultation on changes to Contracts for Difference (CfD) for Renewable Electricity Generation.  Ongoing until 9 March 2018 Government is considering various changes to the CfD scheme to enable it to continue to support new generation and provide best value…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, beis, consultation, renewable financial incentives, CfD, Contracts for Difference, thom koller

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CfD second round allocation: BEIS call for views on cost reductions and heat strategy

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In the run up to the next allocation round for Contracts for Difference the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is looking to develop its understanding of how future cost reductions for fuelled technologies may be driven, particularly the cost of fuel over time, sector innovation and improvements in…

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Tags: beis, Contracts for Difference, consultation, financial incentives, biogas, anaerobic digestion, crop operators, food waste operators, levelised costs, thom koller

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DECC confirms post-RO settlement

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DECC has this week confirmed how the transition from the Renewables Obligation (RO) to Contracts for Difference (CfD) will operate, including a 12 month grace period for those commissioning close to the closure of the RO to new generation in 2017. As noted, one of the most relevant aspects of this decision…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, DECC, grace periods, Jordan Marshall, Renewables Obligation, RO

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DECC confirms post-RO support under CfD strike prices

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Shortly before Christmas, government announced the final strike prices that will underpin the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism, which will replace the Renewables Obligation for new generation in 2017. Available to AD projects over 5MW and sewage sludge projects, the mechanism works by using “strike prices” to reduce the risk of…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, decarbonisation target, DECC, Energy Act, Jordan Marshall, Renewables Obligation

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RO 2017 closure: DECC propose 12 month grace for grid connection delays

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As we updated you in July, DECC are beginning to set out the timetable for the closure of the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme and transition to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism. As part of this process, they have now published a consultation on grace periods for those commissioning close…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, DECC, grid connection, Jordan Marshall, Renewables Obligation, RO, strike prices

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DECC reveals detailed plans for post-RO support

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As we updated you at the start of July, DECC were set to provide further detail on the support which will be available under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism for AD projects over 5MW when the Renewables Obligation (RO) closes to new generation in 2017, and what will happen in…

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Tags: Contracts for Difference, DECC, Jordan Marshall, RO, strike prices

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DECC outlines post-RO support

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Ahead of schedule DECC have announced draft strike prices for renewable technologies including AD, giving an initial sight of support large projects will receive as the Renewables Obligation (RO) is phased out. Under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) proposals, from 2014 AD operators over 5MW will be able to receive 14.5p…

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Tags: Contracts for Difference, DECC, Renewables Obligation, strike prices

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National Grid EMR call for evidence

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As part of the development of Electricity Market Reform, National Grid has launched a call for evidence to inform the first EMR delivery plan. National Grid is seeking evidence to inform the development of strike prices under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which will replace the RO in 2017. They…

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Tags: consultations, Contracts for Difference, EMR

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