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Scottish Affairs Committee inquiry into the renewable energy sector

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The future of renewable energy in Scotland is soon to be debated by the Scottish Affairs Committee, with a call for evidence being launched today. The inquiry is of interest to the AD and bioresources industry with one of the main areas of focus being potential impacts of changes…

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Tags: renewable financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, RHI, DECC, biogas, financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, Scottish Renewables, Scotland

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Sustainability and HM Treasury inquiry

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The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling for evidence on the role of HM Treasury in relation to sustainable development and environmental protection. The inquiry provides opportunity for ADBA and its members to question whether the Spending Review process allows UK Government to make well-informed decisions in respect of the…

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Tags: RHI, biogas, food waste, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, member's press release, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, R&D, digestate, crop operators, climate change, spending review, sustainability

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ADBA submits its response to DECC’s FIT Review

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Last month DECC launched its comprehensive review of the Feed-in Tariff, which included a whole host of dramatic changes, as you will know from Matt’s briefing. We have now submitted our response which can found here. Key points This consultation, alongside other announcements and consultations from DECC such…

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Tags: government, DECC, consultation, fit scheme, pre-accreditation, baseload, electricity, capacity crunch, budget cap, ADBA, will bushby, FIT, biogas, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff

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DECC holding a webchat on FIT Review on 16 October

DECC have announced that the FITs Review team will be holding a webchat and will be available to answer questions about the consultation live between 12:00-13:00 on Friday 16 October. There is no need to register, just enter the webchat on Friday and post your questions for the team and they…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, will bushby, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff

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Nothing new from DECC on the FIT Review – member input needed to fight against slash in support

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On Monday I attended DECC’s workshop on the FIT Review. Sadly nothing new was presented at the meeting that we didn’t already know, see Matt’s blog for our briefing on the proposals. DECC officials stressed their view that the proposals set out in the…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, biogas, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, will bushby, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, fit review

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FIT Review - ADBA tackles industry concerns with DECC officials

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Yesterday myself and Ollie More met with DECC officials to discuss the comprehensive FIT Review. Although the consultation is pretty clear on the likely outcomes of the FIT Review we asked for clarification on a few points. We discussed the following areas: Member reaction to the removal of preliminary accreditation …

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Tags: DECC, FIT, will bushby, biogas, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, Ollie More, Feed-in-Tariff

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DECC FIT Review Workshops - Edinburgh & London

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Following the launch of the FIT Review DECC will be holding a workshop in both London and Edinburgh to discuss the proposed changes set out in the consultation. At the events DECC will be presenting the consultation proposals and provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and discuss…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, fit review

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ADBA meeting on the Feed-in Tariff Review

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As you will know from our blogs and emails over the last few weeks, DECC has launched its review of the Feed-in Tariff. In light of the recent announcement regarding the removal of the ability to pre-accredit it is vital that we put together a strong response to the wider…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, biogas, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff

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DECC FIT Review Workshop – Cardiff 28 September

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DECC have today announced that following the launch of the consultation on the review on the Feed-in Tariff scheme, they will be holding a workshop in Cardiff to discuss the proposed changes set out in the consultation. This will be held from 13:00 - 15:30 on Monday 28 September 2015, at the Clayton Hotel,…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, fit review

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BREAKING NEWS: DECC confirms FIT pre-accreditation will be removed on 1 October 2015

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Today DECC has published its response to the consultation on changes to Feed-in Tariff accreditation. The department confirms that the ability to preliminary accredit will be removed as of the 1st October 2015. DECC’s rationale for this is to “limit the impact on consumer bills”. DECC…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, biogas, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, pre-accreditation, cuts

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FIT Review update and timetable

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Earlier this month DECC published the comprehensive review of the Feed-in Tariff. See our previous note on this here. Since we released the briefing DECC have amended the consultation document as they had provided wrong figures for the estimated number of installations, the correct tables can be found below (the…

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Tags: FIT, fit review, DECC, biogas, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, Feed-in-Tariff

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FIT deployment data published: 7.5 MWe uptake at 0.5-5 MWe scale in July

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July saw over 7.5 MWe of new capacity (not pre-accredited) receive full accreditation in the 0.5-5 MWe scale of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) in July. This is a big increase in capacity for an individual month. This was across 12 fully-accredited plants, which indicates that the average capacity was 0.626 MWe. …

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Tags: Ollie More, Feed-in-Tariff, degression, FIT degression, fit deployment, FITs, biogas, anaerobic digestion, FIT

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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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Urgent member input needed to avoid removal of FIT pre-accreditation

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Following on from last week's meeting with DECC on the proposed removal of the pre-accreditation from the Feed-in Tariff, DECC have published the slides which were presented to the group. The department has also released a few clarifications to some frequently asked questions, which have been presented below. ADBA'…

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

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DECC provide more detail on possible FIT pre-accreditation changes

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Yesterday DECC held a workshop on the proposed removal of the pre-accreditation from the FIT scheme. Officials outlined the reasoning behind the proposals, which they put down to the recent release of the Office for Budget Responsibility data on the Levy Control Framework, originally DECC had budgeted £7.6 billion to…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, pre-accreditation, biogas, will bushby, consultation

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