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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...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 15th Jan
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BackgroundAt 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...
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15th Jan
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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TitleClean Energy PackageEntry into Forcen/aTransposition Deadlinen/aAmendmentsn/aImplementing legislation in England and Walesn/aSubjectEnergy...
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IntroductionFeed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) are a support payment for electricity generated from low-carbon sources. They consist of guaranteed payments for a...
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IntroductionOn 31 March 2017 the Renewables Obligation subsidy scheme (RO scheme) for renewable electricity generation in England and Wales (RO...
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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...
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TitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources...
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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...
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Key legislation, licences and guidanceLegislation:The key legislation that underpins the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme is the:Feed-in Tariffs Order 2012...
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Key primary resources on closure of the FiTResource and dateLinkGovernment consultation (19 July 2018) on the future for new small scale renewables...
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