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RHI degression update - estimated spend up to June 2018

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We won't receive confirmation from BEIS over whether there will be a degression next quarter (on the 1st October) until the 1st September. However, when July's RHI applications and deployment data is published by BEIS, which is expected in the next week or two, this will give us…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, beis, RHI, degression, RHI degression, estimated spend, emiliano lewis

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Challenges for the future of AD and small-scale low-carbon power generation

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is calling for evidence on small-scale low-carbon generation. You can read our summary of this call for evidence in our previous blog, here. The consultation recognises that the coming decades will see changing consumption patterns, the growth of decentralised energy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, Ofgem, beis, Feed-in-Tariff, fossil fuels, dnos, decarbonisation, Sweden, system balancing, targeted charging review, thom koller

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RHI heat - 700 GWh/yr of biogas heat by the end of 2018?

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The latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) show that 358 GWh of biogas heat has been generated and paid for under the RHI scheme so far this year (data counted up to June 2018). This compares…

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

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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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PRESS STATEMENT: Anaerobic digestion industry response to Feed-In Tariff consultation

Responding to the government's new Feed-In Tariff (FIT) consultation, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “With the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) confirmed to close in just nine months’ time, this was an opportunity for the government to prove that it is committed to providing the…

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Tags: press release, FIT, on-farm AD, Charlotte Morton, beis, anaerobic digestion

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BEIS launch long-awaited FIT consultation: 31 March 2019 scheme closure, CHP replacement

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BEIS have today launched their long-awaited FIT consultation officially titled “CONSULTATION ON THE FEED-IN TARIFFS SCHEME”. The consultation runs until 13 September 2018 and a summary of the consultation is set out below. (BEIS have also today launched a call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, beis, FIT, UK AD & Biogas, fit closure, chp replacement, budget reconcilliation

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BEIS launch call for evidence on post-FIT electricity support

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Alongside the closure of the Feed-in Tariff scheme consultation launched today (click here for details on this), BEIS has also issued a call for evidence to gather views on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation.   Overview At the heart of the consultation is the question of how…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, FIT, consultation, beis, Feed-in-Tariff, ppa, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, thom koller

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New RHI data up to May 2018 – what are the chances of a degression?

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Last week, BEIS published their latest forecasts for estimated spend for the Non-domestic RHI scheme. The latest assessment includes data up to the 31st May 2018, and can be found here. In the last month, forecast spend for large biogas and biomethane has increased by £85m, following 41 new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, UK AD & Biogas, beis, Ofgem, rhi spending, rhi forecast spend, rhi budget cap, rhi committed spend, degression, emiliano lewis

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Mystery 41 non-Tariff Guarantee biomethane-to-grid projects

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Following the coming into force of the reforms to the Renewable Heat incentive (RHI) on 22 May 2018 and the commencement of the Tariff Guarantee (TG) process, there are 46 new biomethane applications that will build out between now and January 2020. (You can find our latest news on the TG process here). …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, beis, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, Ollie More, emiliano lewis, thom koller

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CCC call for a decision on post-RHI framework by the end of the year

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The Committee on Climate Change has today issued its tenth Progress Report to Parliament. You can download the report here. The Report singles out two notable successes – both of which the anaerobic digestion industry has contributed to. These are the decarbonisation of electricity generation and emissions reductions from the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, committee on climate change, CCC, progress report to parliament, beis, claire perry mp, clean growth strategy, thom koller

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RHI scheme spending and potential degressions - data up to April 2018

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Earlier this month, BEIS published their latest forecasts for estimated spend for the Non-domestic RHI scheme. The latest assessment includes data up to the 30th April 2018, and can be found here. The charts below (click on them to expand), from BEIS, shows forecast expenditure for biomethane and large biogas (…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, beis, Ofgem, financial incentives, rhi spending

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First RHI amendment comes into effect - Registering to Inject Biomethane

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On 29 May 2018, BEIS amended the regulations for the Domestic and Non-Domestic RHI schemes. These amendments introduced a number of changes, and were summarised in Thom's blog here. The first change that has come into effect relates to biomethane producers. As of 20 June 2018, RHI regulations require biomethane applicants to specify…

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PRESS RELEASE: Biomethane ‘only practical way to decarbonise large vehicles’

Biomethane from anaerobic digestion (AD) is “the only practical means of decarbonising HGVs, buses, and other large vehicles” according to an new article by the head of the UK’s AD industry.

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Tags: press release, biomethane, transport, RHI, RTFO, Charlotte Morton, Ofgem, beis, DfT

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Government gives go-ahead for dual participation in the RHI and RTFO

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today announced the policy decision that biomethane producers will now be able to claim under both the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). We have received the following statement from BEIS: Thank…

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Tags: RHI, RTFO, beis, Ofgem, DfT, emiliano lewis, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives

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Heat network workshops coming to a town near you

According to the Committee on Climate Change's Next Steps for UK Heat Policy, heating and hot water for UK buildings make up around 40% of UK energy consumption and 20% of greenhouse gas emissions. If we are to meet the carbon budgets set out in the Climate Change Act and adhere…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, heat networks, heat network investment project, beis, workshop, thom koller

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