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What FIT tariffs can you expect in the future?

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At ADBA, we have been keeping track of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) queue for AD and done some analysis on what this means for future tariffs. FIT queue In February 2016, quarterly caps were introduced for AD that placed a 5MW limit on the amount of electrical capacity that could apply…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, UK AD & Biogas, fit queue, FIT degression, default degression, contingent degression, emiliano lewis, financial incentives

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FIT consultation: Ofgem release updated queue

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Ofgem has just released an update of the Feed-in Tariff deployment queue. As the below table shows the government response last week to the FIT has not led to a rush to apply to the scheme. The 5MW deployment cap for Tariff Period 1 2017 is currently 'full' meaning that…

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FIT consultation: government asks ADBA members for extra evidence

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On 14 July we submitted our response to DECC's consultation on the future of the Feed-in Tariff. You can download our response here. On reviewing the evidence base the FIT team have asked ADBA to provide additional evidence on hurdle rates and capital and operational expenditure for…

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Tags: DECC, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, renewable financial incentives, consultation, heat use, sustainability criteria, deployment caps, FIT degression, crop operators, food waste operators, on farm ad

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FIT tariff review: plan of action

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The Feed-in-Tariff review, released last week, proposes to remove generation tariff support for plants above 500kW, degress tariffs for 0-250kW plants to 5.98p/kWh and 250-500kW plants to 5.52p/kWh from January 2017, and introduce sustainability criteria (for new projects from 1 January 2017 only) on a similar basis…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, anaerobic digestion, biogas, consultation, sustainability criteria, FIT degression, thom koller

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New FIT guidance from Ofgem

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Ofgem have today released an updated version of their guidance for renewable installations. You can access version 10.1 here. The changes in the guidance from version 10 reflect minor and technical alterations introduced by the government's Feed-in Tariffs (Amendment) Order 2016. Version 10 contained new sections on: The introduction of deployment caps; …

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Tags: Ofgem, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, deployment caps, FIT degression, preliminary accreditation, thom koller

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Ofgem release new FIT guidance

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Ofgem have today released a new guide for the FIT, Guidance for Renewable Installations (Version 10), which you can find here. The changes to the FIT that the Version 10 Guidance responds to are: The introduction of deployment caps; The re-introduction of preliminary accreditation; Changes to the degression mechanism; and, Ending support…

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Tags: Ofgem, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, deployment caps, fit deployment, FIT degression, default degression, preliminary accreditation

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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 Feed-in Tariff review – cost data

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This year DECC will be undertaking a comprehensive review of the Feed-in Tariff. This includes collecting data on the cost of the data technology to calculate whether the tariff is justified.  We have been collecting cost data from a variety of sources. The best of this data is directly…

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Tags: DECC, Ollie More, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, cost data, degression, FIT degression, feed-in tariffs, feed in tariff

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FIT deployment data & large scale degression

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This week DECC released its monthly deployment data for May. Following on from April, when we saw no uptake, the growth has remained quite low. Looking to the degression implications, you may already know we have already hit the 20% annual trigger for plants up to 500kW and we have just…

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Tags: FIT, FIT degression, fit deployment, deployment, will bushby, financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, DECC, renewable financial incentives, biogas

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DECC publish FIT “attrition” rate and April deployment figures

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DECC has shared statistics on the "attrition" rate for pre-accredited FIT capacity last year - i.e. the number of projects which were pre-accredited by December 2013 and were not built. This is important - as Matt discussed at our members' meeting - because the degression mechanism currently assumes that all…

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Tags: FIT, FIT degression, fit deployment, deployment, will bushby, financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, DECC, renewable financial incentives, biogas

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October FIT degressions confirmed

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Feed-in tariff statistics for June were published yesterday, and can be accessed here. Total deployment now means that the following degression levels will apply to tariffs for new accreditations and pre-accreditations from 1 October 2014: <500kW tariffs will be degressed by 10%, to 11.21p/kWh below 250kW and 10.37p/kWh for 250-50…

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Tags: DECC, degression, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, FIT degression, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives

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FIT delays and small scale AD

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At the end of last week we held preliminary discussions on the issues we will want to take up with ministers at June’s roundtable meeting with Greg Barker and Owen Paterson. Following the issues raised at our members’ meeting on 24 April, I pushed DECC and Defra officials on the…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, degression, farm, FIT, FIT degression, Matt Hindle, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives, small scale AD

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Further 10% October cut for small scale FIT, data confirms

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Following new Ofgem statistical releases on FIT deployment, we have updated the FIT Deployment & Degression page of our website. With two months of data now available for 2014, we can start to assess deployment against the degression triggers. For small scale plants of 500kW and under, we have already witnessed…

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