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Environment Committee Scrutinises Brexit Farming Policy

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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee has published its response to the Government’s consultation on post-Brexit farming policy. This consultation is intended to from the basis for an Agriculture Bill later this year that will set out the system of support for farmers and the rural…

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: RHI news could trigger significant AD growth

The number of on-farm AD plants is predicted to increase following the recent government announcement that will see the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) restored to the same level as December 2016.

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New RHI Tariff Guarantee application report

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The reformed Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme came into force on 22 May, allowing the Tariff Guarantee process to commence. In line with its legislative duties, Ofgem has published information to report on applications and scheme spend. This report will come on a weekly basis and this blog highlights news from…

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BEIS responds on further proposed amendments to the RHI

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During September and October last year the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consulted on futher amendments to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). They responded to the chapter 2 questions relating to eligible heat in January and these came into force on 22 May 2018 alongside the reset tariffs and Tariff…

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Have your say on BEIS call for evidence on off-grid heat decarbonisation

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is running a call for evidence on the Future Framework for Heat in Buildings. You can read our previous blogs for an overview of the consultation or click here to download our draft response. Comments are welcome. Please get…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, future of heat, decarbonisation, consultation, beis, thom koller

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58 Tariff Guarantee applications to reformed RHI

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Following the introduction of Tariff Guarantees to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) on 22 May, Ofgem has published information to report on applications and scheme spend. This report will come on a weekly basis and covers the following: Number of tariff guarantee applications made; The number of provisional tariff guarantee…

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: RHI reforms a welcome boost for renewable heat

Earlier this month (17 May), long-awaited reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) were successfully passed through Parliament. Duncan McPherson, CEO at CooperOstlund, believes this ruling will provide the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry with a welcome boost.

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Tags: member's press release, RHI, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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Government response on ‘further amendments to the RHI’ expected next week

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Despite the 2016 reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) only just coming into law this week, we now expect the RHI Further Proposed Amendments government response to the consultation next week. Government consulted on these proposals in September and October last year. You can view our response to the consultation…

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RHI reforms signed into law

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Just to confirm, that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations were signed into law this afternoon and will enter into force as planned tomorrow, on 22 May 2018. Tariff Guarantees will open at 10AM on 22 May 2018. Check out our previous blogs for further details and guidance on these reforms and what they…

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Tags: RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, rhi tariff guarantees, crop operators, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives, beis, thom koller

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Funding options for the Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP)

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As will be common news to regular readers of the Policy Team blog, decarbonisation of the heat sector is one of the major policy challenges. Heat accounts for almost half of the UK's energy consumption and represents over a third of total UK emissions. As the below chart makes…

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Ofgem set for launch of reformed RHI

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With the reformed and refocused Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reforms set to come into effect on Tuesday 22 May 2018, Ofgem has published a communication regarding the upcoming changes and system availability on the 21st/ 22nd May. You can view these here: https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/changes-non-domestic-rhi-regulations-may-2018. The communication…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, tariff guar, feedstock restrictions, eligible heat, Ofgem, beis, thom koller

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Ofgem issue revised Tariff Guarantee Guide

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Following the successful passing of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reforms through Parliament over the last few weeks the reformed and refocused scheme is due to come into force on 22nd May 2018. The Tariff Guarantee process will go live at 10AM on 22nd May 2018. Ahead of this, Ofgem has issued…

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PRESS RELEASE: New tariffs give green gas industry ‘vital boost’

The UK’s green gas industry has described the restoring of higher tariff levels for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) as a ‘vital boost’ to the UK’s ability to produce renewable green gas for heating homes and businesses through anaerobic digestion (AD).

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RHI scheme spending - gap tightens for 2018/19

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Last week, BEIS released their latest monthly forecast for estimated committed expenditure on the RHI for the next 12 months. The data can be found here. Key points: Current estimate of committed spend for the 2018/19 financial year is £826m, compared to a budget cap of £900m for that year.…

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Tags: RHI, RHI degression, beis, Ofgem, budget cap, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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RHI regulations to come into force on 22 May

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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations have now been approved in both Houses of Parliament, and subject to completing some final approvals will come into force on Tuesday 22 May 2018. Tariff Guarantees will open at 10am on Tuesday 22 May 2018. Note that to prepare for the new application process, Ofgem’s…

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