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RHI reforms pass through the House of Lords

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At just after 6:15pm on 9 May, the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations successfully made their way through the Lords Grand Committee. The next step in the legislative process is for the Secretary of State to sign them into law. You can view the debate here and below you can…

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

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Breaking news: House of Lords set to debate RHI reforms

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Following their successful journey through the House of Commons the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) the House of Lords is set to debate the regulations on Wednesday 9 May. Please note that the 'entry into force' of the regulations will not be instant upon the completion of the debate. There are formal…

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The RHI legislative journey

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The Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive reforms were laid before Parliament on 8 February. Subject to Parliamentary time, process and approval, it normally takes 6-8 weeks for the regulations to come into force. On this timeline we would expect the regulations coming into force between 26 March and 6 April. This fits with the…

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Select Committee on Economic Affairs publish findings on UK energy policy

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Last year we submitted views to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs on the economics of UK energy policy. The Committee has now published its report, The Price of Power: Reforming the Electricity Market. You can download the report here: https://www.publications.parliament.uk…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, House of Lords, economic affairs committee, emissions reduction, thom koller

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ADBA contributes to House of Lords UK energy policy inquiry

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The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee (EAC) inquiry into the economics of UK energy policy closes this week. The Committee is assessing successes and failures of recent policy interventions and current subsidy arrangements in the energy market. It intends to present a report and recommendations for…

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Tags: economic affairs committee, House of Lords, consultation, energy policy, renewable financial incentives, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, RHI, FIT, Renewables Obligation, hinkley point c, energy market design, thom koller

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House of Lords UK energy policy inquiry: help us show that AD is better than Hinkley Point C

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The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee (EAC) inquiry into the economics of UK energy policy closes next week. You can download our draft response here. Comments are of course welcome. The Committee is considering recent policy interventions and current subsidies in the energy market. It will present a report…

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ADBA to tell Economic Affairs Committee about failures in the energy market

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The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry into the Economics of UK Energy Policy.  The Committee is to consider the present mix of policy interventions and subsidies in the energy market. It's core question is what are the failures, if any, in the…

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Tags: economic affairs committee, House of Lords, consultation, energy policy, renewable energy, renewable financial incentives, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, FIT, RHI, Renewables Obligation, energy market design, research and development, renewable technologies, efficiency, energy bills

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Government aspires to £100bn bioeconomy

In a cross-departmental policy paper released yesterday, the Government has highlighted the economic and environmental potential of the emerging bioeconomy, estimated by last year’s House of Lords Science and Technology Committee report, ‘Waste or resource? Stimulating a Bioeconomy’, to be worth £100 billion. In particular, the…

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Tags: government, bioeconomy, House of Lords, new innovation, food waste, R&D, ADBA R&D Forum, Derek Sivyer

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Food waste collections: Lords back best practice model for England

A much publicised Lords report into food waste prevention has labelled the quantities of food waste “morally repugnant”, and has largely placed the blame with supermarkets and food retailers for practices such as BOGOF offers. Key recommended actions to cut food waste include tax breaks such as VAT exemptions to…

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ADBA to emphasise importance of food waste collections at select committee

ADBA PRESS RELEASE ADBA chief executive Charlotte Morton will emphasise the importance of food waste collections as she gives evidence to the House of Lords EU Sub Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy tomorrow (11 December). Speaking before the evidence session, Charlotte Morton said: ‘Food waste’ is a…

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2030 electricity decarbonisation target defeated in Lords

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An amendment which would have required the government to set a 2030 decarbonisation target for electricity generation in 2014 within the Energy Bill has been defeated by 14 votes in the House of Lords. The current draft of the Energy Bill is such that Government will not need to set a 2030 decarbonisation target…

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Tags: 2030 target, decarbonisation target, DECC, energy bill, House of Lords, Jordan Marshall

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Energy Bill passes to Lords without decarbonisation target

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The Energy Bill’s Report Stage and Third Reading took place on 3rd and 4th June. The Bill has now passed to the House of Lords, with the Second Reading (where the bill is debated in the upper house for the first time) on 18 June. During the Commons debates, the…

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Tags: DECC, Ed Davey, energy bill, FIT, House of Commons, House of Lords

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