Renewable electricity subsidies and embedded benefits

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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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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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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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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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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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The Energy Act 2016 (EnA 2016) received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016 (see Table A below for details) Background to EnA 2016 In June 2013, the former Secretary of State for...

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Introduction Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) are a support payment for electricity generated from low-carbon sources. They consist of guaranteed payments for a fixed period of...

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Key legislation, licences and guidance Legislation:The key legislation that underpins the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme is the: Feed-in Tariffs Order 2012 (FiT 2012), SI...

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The Feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme was introduced in April 2010 and is the government’s main policy measure to encourage the deployment of small-scale low-carbon electricity...

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Key primary resources on closure of the FiT Resource and dateLink Government consultation (19 July 2018) on the future for new small scale renewables after the FiT closes...

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Investment contracts An investment contract is an early form of contract for difference (CfD), provided for by the Energy Act 2013 (EA 2013) as a transition arrangement...

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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado TitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy...

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What is the fixed price certificate scheme? Sections 32N–32Z2 of the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989) provide for the closure of the Renewables Obligation (RO) and for the...

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Why do generators need to be accredited? The Renewables Obligation (RO) supports investment in renewable generation projects. It does this by placing customer-facing...

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What is the Renewables Obligation? The renewables obligation (RO) is intended to support investment in renewable generation projects. It does this by placing...

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How are the sustainability criteria relevant to the RO? The renewables obligation (RO) was intended to support investment in renewable generation projects. It did this by...

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What is a ROCTMA? Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs) (see Practice Note: Renewables Obligation (RO)—key features) in the UK are traded through a bilateral market....

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Introduction to the Smart Export Guarantee This Practice Note provides a detailed explanation of the ‘Smart Export Guarantee’, a regulated mechanism to provide owners of...

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Introduction On 31 March 2017 the Renewables Obligation subsidy scheme (RO scheme) for renewable electricity generation in England and Wales (RO scheme) closed to most...

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