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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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What is a CHP project? Combined heat and power (CHP) is a shorthand to cover a wide range of projects featuring ‘co-generation’; this is where electricity is produced by...

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What is anaerobic digestion? Anaerobic digestion (AD) is the creation of digestate and biogas (mainly methane), through the breakdown of an organic feedstock in the...

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TitleDirective 2018/2001/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) (RED...

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The European Union (EU) aims to reach 20% of its total energy consumption through renewable energy sources by 2020. Biomass, which provides a reliable energy source with...

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What is biomass combined heat and power? A biomass combined heat and power (CHP) system is an engine designed to generate energy using biomass. CHP is effectively a...

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Biomass fuel Biomass is a generic term for organic material derived from plants or plant derived materials used to produce heat, electricity or transport fuel. Biomass as...

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What is biomass heating? Biomass heating is the combustion of organic (non-fossil) material to generate heat. In theory there are many potential fuel sources, including:...

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TitleClean Energy Package Entry into Forcen/a Transposition Deadlinen/a Amendmentsn/a Implementing legislation in England and Walesn/a SubjectEnergy efficiency; renewable...

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What is the Combined Heat and Power Quality Assurance scheme (CHPQA)? The CHPQA is a scheme operated on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...

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What is combined heat and power? Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is a technology used to provide heating and electricity, for a building or industrial process. It is the...

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The former Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) first published a Community Energy Strategy in 2014. In March 2015, DECC published an update on the community...

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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Energetics Date of Agreement _____________________________________20[XX] Parties 1 [name of company], a company...

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What is a 'generating station'? There are a number of different legislative definitions of a ‘generating station’ depending on the context; however, for planning purposes...

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The aim of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme is to provide long-term price stabilisation to low carbon plant and to enable investment to come forward at lower...

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Electricity market reform (EMR) The EMR programme was developed by the government to promote investment in secure forms of capacity and affordable low carbon energy...

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Electricity market reform and contracts for difference The Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme was developed by government to make changes to the Great Britain...

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What is a Corporate PPA? A corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) is an agreement under which a corporate entity purchases electricity (usually renewable electricity)...

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1 Definitions In this agreement the following definitions apply: Grantee [insert name and address of the Grantee] Grantee's Land the property known as [insert address]...

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Introduction This Practice Note forms part of our suite of detailed guidance on the main terms of the standard form Contracts for Difference (CfDs) contracts issued to...

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Introduction This Practice Note forms part of our suite of detailed guidance on the main terms of the standard form Contracts for Difference (CfD) contracts, issued to...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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How are contracts for difference (CfD) and the renewables obligation (RO) connected? The renewables obligation (RO) is intended to support investment in renewable...

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Background At the time the Energy Act 2013 came into force, and to an extent to this day, the UK faced real and serious challenges in relation to its electricity...

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