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National Grid publishes its CfD’s 3rd allocation round detailed guidance

The second version of Contracts for Difference's allocation round 3 guidance has been published. You can consult the document here. This version includes detailed guidance on the Application Form, with screenshots and assistance for the online process. The first version developed by BEIS was published earlier this month together…

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Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3 - documents published

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published the statutory notices required to launch Contracts for Difference Allocation Round 3 (AR3). The Department has also published standard terms and conditions and the Final Allocation Framework for AR3, along with Remote Island Wind schematics. The AR3 opening date will be 29…

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Is Contracts for Difference the future for AD electrical generation?

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is running a consultation on changes to Contracts for Difference (CfD) for Renewable Electricity Generation.  Ongoing until 9 March 2018 Government is considering various changes to the CfD scheme to enable it to continue to support new generation and provide best value…

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Renewables Obligation closes to new applicants

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The Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme closed to new generating capacity on 31 March 2017, although some installations may qualify for a grace period. These grace periods are available for stations that have not commissioned by scheme closure and meet certain legislative criteria. Click here for our RO grace period summary…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, Renewables Obligation, consultation, thom koller, Feed-in-Tariff, CfD

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Evidence sent to BEIS ahead of CfD second round allocation

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The second CfD auction is scheduled to take place in April 2017. Ahead of the allocation BEIS is requesting evidence on how costs of fuelled technologies will reduce between 2020 and 2030, what changes could be made to scheme to improve carbon cost effectiveness and how the CfD should take into account decarbonisation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, consultation, CfD, Feed-in-Tariff, RO, beis, heat, decarbonisation, carbon cost effectiveness, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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CfD second round allocation consultation: still time to share your views

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With the next allocation round for Contracts for Difference due to commence in April 2017 the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is looking to develop its understanding cost reductions over time for fuelled technologies, sector innovation and improvements in efficiency. The have issued a call for evidence…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, consultation, CfD, beis, food waste operators, crop operators, heat, decarbonisation, carbon cost effectiveness, thom koller

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BEIS eye up food waste

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At the kind invitation of members, over the last few weeks ADBA has arranged for 25 civil servants to visit AD plants. Last week a group from BEIS, including staff working on the FIT and CfD visited Agrivert’s West London plant. The plant is 2.4MWe, takes 39,000 tonnes of food…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, beis, biogas, Agrivert, Feed-in-Tariff, CfD, thom koller, food waste operators, financial incentives, food waste, FIT, consultation

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Opportunity to participate in data gathering for future Contracts for Difference

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As part of the strike price setting work for CfD from 2019/20 DECC are currently reviewing evidence on the costs, hurdle rates and load factors of renewable technologies. They have appointed Arup (covering cost and load factor information) and NERA Economic Consulting (covering hurdle rates) to undertake this work. The contractors…

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Tags: DECC, CfD, EMR, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle

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CFD implementation in Northern Ireland — help us shape DETI’s strategy

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The Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment (DETI) in Northern Ireland has published a Discussion Paper seeking stakeholders views on the specific Northern Ireland strategic policy issues that implementing CFDs will bring for consumers and renewable electricity generators in Northern Ireland. The paper sets out wider policy issues and the…

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Government announces £235 million fund for renewable electricity projects

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Government has today announced that the Contracts for Difference (CfD) budget for low-carbon electricity projects including anaerobic digestion, will increase by £95 million to total £235 million. The CfD is designed to replace the Renewables Obligation but only supports AD projects above 5MW. The Secretary of State for Energy …

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DECC confirms post-RO settlement

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DECC has this week confirmed how the transition from the Renewables Obligation (RO) to Contracts for Difference (CfD) will operate, including a 12 month grace period for those commissioning close to the closure of the RO to new generation in 2017. As noted, one of the most relevant aspects of this decision…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, DECC, grace periods, Jordan Marshall, Renewables Obligation, RO

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DECC confirms post-RO support under CfD strike prices

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Shortly before Christmas, government announced the final strike prices that will underpin the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism, which will replace the Renewables Obligation for new generation in 2017. Available to AD projects over 5MW and sewage sludge projects, the mechanism works by using “strike prices” to reduce the risk of…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, decarbonisation target, DECC, Energy Act, Jordan Marshall, Renewables Obligation

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RO 2017 closure: DECC propose 12 month grace for grid connection delays

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As we updated you in July, DECC are beginning to set out the timetable for the closure of the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme and transition to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism. As part of this process, they have now published a consultation on grace periods for those commissioning close…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, DECC, grid connection, Jordan Marshall, Renewables Obligation, RO, strike prices

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