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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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How to align reporting periods on the RHI and FIT

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With the introduction of feedstock restrictions for new plants registering onto the Feed-in Tariff and sustainability criteria reporting from 1 May 2017, many ADBA members reported to us that much of the data and processes used to produce these reports was the same as that undertaken for the RHI but the…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, sustainability criteria, feedstock restrictions, feed-in tariff, Renewable Heat Incentive, Ofgem, thom koller

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Ofgem update on Tariff Guarantee applications

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The Tariff Guarantee application process under the Renewable Heat Incentive opened on 22 May 2018 and has seen 78 applications to date from the different eligible technologies, with 40-50 of these being biomethane plants. You can check my blog from last week for further details on the estimated committed spend these projects constitute,…

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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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Phased end to embedded benefits now underway

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Ofgem is proceeding to remove net charging for all smaller embedded generation (which includes AD plants exporting electricity to the grid) and is currently around £47.30/kW and replace it with a payment of a value equal to the value of avoided Grid Supply Point investment according to National Grid…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, feed-in tariff, Ofgem, cmp264, cmp265, embedded benefits, embedded generation, triad payments, tnuos, thom koller

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Urgent: RHI biogas and biomethane plants – action needed on tariff uplift by 22 June

Following the coming into force of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff uplifts, Ofgem has been sending out reminders directly to biogas/biomethane applicants who are eligible for a tariff uplift. Several applicants are yet to respond - but urgent action must be taken.  As part of the 22nd…

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Ofgem publish responses to price control consultation

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RIIO is Ofgem's approach to ensuring the monopoly companies who run the UK's gas and electricity networks have enough revenue to run an efficient network that delivers what customers need. RIIO stands for Revenues = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs. You can read our earlier blog for further information on the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, consultation, riio-2, thom koller

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RHI Tariff Guarantee applications rise to 77, 40-50 expected to be biomethane

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On 15th June Ofgem updated their Tariff Guarantee report to reflect the latest applications to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) since the reforms to the scheme came into effect on 22 May 2018. As the below table shows, there are now 77 Tariff Guarantee applications and the estimated total commitment per financial…

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

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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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Ofgem begin reviewing RHI Tariff Guarantee applications

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The reformed Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme came into force on 22 May 2018, allowing the Tariff Guarantee process to commence. There have been 58 applications for Tariff Guarantees to date and Ofgem is underway in reviewing the submissions. Ofgem publishes information to report on applications and scheme spend…

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

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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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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, Ofgem, beis, consultation, 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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New RHI guidance from Ofgem

Following the coming into force of the Renewable heat Incentive (RHI) regulations on 22 May 2018 and the commencement of the Tariff Guarantee process (at 10AM on 22 May) Ofgem has released new guidance to, among other things, help ensure eligibility requirements are adhered to and applications can be made as easily as…

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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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