Tag: Pre Accreditation

Ofgem to host webinar on FIT accreditation

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Ofgem are to host a webinar on 25 August to set out key information on submitting FIT applications. Ofgem has contacted all applicants whose preliminary accreditation is due to lapse in September to invite them to sign up.  The webinar, titled ‘How to submit a successful FIT…

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Tags: Ofgem, webinar, renewable financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, pre-accreditation, accreditation, fit application, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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MPs question Ofgem application delays

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Ronnie Cowan MP for Inverclyde has asked the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the average length of time is that feed-in tariff applications have been queued since applying for full accreditation; and what steps his Department is taking to increase the timelines of…

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Tags: beis, Ofgem, FIT, delays, pre-accreditation, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC BIOPOWER UK Reports Two New Contracts

In view of the ongoing debate about a new feed-in tariff (FIT) system, the development of renewable energies in the UK is becoming ever more challenging. Thus, most anaerobic digestion plants are currently implemented by experienced companies. After all, quick planning and construction are a must in order to benefit…

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Tags: member's press release, Weltec Biopower, FIT, Northern Ireland, strabane, cattle manure, Silage, chicken manure, grass, sugar beet, maize, v, low farm, pre-accreditation, pig manure, multimix, feedstock, aberdeen, Scotland, stoneleigh, warwickshire, agriculture, Derek Sivyer

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AD “relief” on pre-accreditation but growth remains constrained

DECC has listened to industry on their planned reforms to the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, ensuring that the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry is able to continue to deploy valuable additional electrical capacity, albeit at substantially reduced levels.  The Department for Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has today published its…

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Tags: press release, DECC, FIT, capacity, fit review, consultation, pre-accreditation, investor confidence, CCC, fifth carbon budget, carbon abatement, waste treatment, farming, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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5th carbon budget advice urges action to decarbonise farming and waste treatment

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today heaped pressure on the government increase the pace of carbon abatement, particularly within the farming and waste treatment industries.   The CCC’s fifth carbon budget, covering the period 2028-2032, is aimed at ensuring that the UK remains on course to…

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, CCC, matthew bell, carbon abatement, co2, waste treatment, farming, GHG emissions, fifth carbon budget, food waste, n2o, methane, manure management, fuel efficiency, fertiliser, fossil fuel emissions, manure, landfill, low-carbon, green energy, feed-in tariff, FIT, ADBA National Conference, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI, HGV, road emissions, hinkley point c, baseload energy

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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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Anaerobic digestion industry fights to survive

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association has today strongly objected to DECC’s plans to massively cut back government support for new AD plants. The association’s response to the review of the Feed-in Tariff called for the government to set out much more ambitious plans for delivering…

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Tags: government, DECC, consultation, fit scheme, pre-accreditation, baseload, electricity, capacity crunch, budget cap, ADBA, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer, hinkley point c, nuclear, cost-effective, press release, capacity, brown-outs, black-outs, jobs, investment, anaerobic digestion

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Commons Committee summons Energy Minister for hearing

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Last month I reported on the House of Commons Energy & Climate Change Committee’s (ECCC) programme for departmental scrutiny as the body of MPs sets out to hold government to account for recent policy announcements. As part of this programme, the ECCC today summoned the Energy Minister, Andrea…

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Tags: blog, Parliament, committee, efra committee, Defra, Minister, andrea leadsom, dan poulter, hinkley point c, mps, energy trilemma, investor confidence, shale gas, ghg, low-carbon, DECC, HM Treasury, FIT, pre-accreditation, scrutiny, Derek Sivyer

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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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AD electrical capacity surges beyond 500MWe

The anaerobic digestion (AD) industry now delivers an electrical equivalent capacity (electricity and biomethane) of 514 megawatts across 411 plants in the farming, waste and water sectors. Commenting on this substantial progress, ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, said: Last month I announced a new industry milestone following the unveiling of…

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Tags: press release, capacity, electricity, biomethane, low carbon, baseload, nuclear power, wylfa, energy security, FIT, pre-accreditation, cuts, government, DECC, budget 2015, lecs, food security, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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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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ADBA takes the pre-accreditation fight to DECC

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On Wednesday, we met with DECC officials to discuss the FIT pre-accreditation consultation. For those that are not aware, DECC has launched a consultation which proposes to remove pre-accreditation for Feed-in Tariff technologies including anaerobic digestion. The first item on the agenda was the tight timescale: we made the point…

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Tags: Matt Hindle, DECC, FIT, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, pre-accreditation, biogas

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Government ramps up assault on renewables

The Government has today launched a consultation on the removal of pre-accreditation from the Feed-in Tariff (FIT). Addressing the consultation, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) explained that it was seeking to take: Action to limit the risk to bill payers of a deployment surge under the Feed-in…

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Tags: government, pre-accreditation, FIT, DECC, consultation, cuts, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer, paris conference, chancellor of the exchequer

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