Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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by Thomas Wilkins

RHI participants… are you audit ready?

Recently, we have had several Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) participants inform us of upcoming audit notices from Ofgem, who currently seem to be doing a big push. If non-compliances are found, then this will delay your RHI payments in the best-case scenario and could even result in the returning
Tuesday, 10 November 2020
two blue biomass boilers in a shed
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by Matthew Swain

Is your installation audit ready?

The start of November saw a fresh round of customers being selected for non-domestic RHI audits by Ofgem, this was across all technology types and sizes. This renewed resolve is likely to lead many scheme participants to question whether their installation is compliant and could be considered audit
Thursday, 15 October 2020
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by Sophie Archer

An update for combustion plant refurbs

We have recently sought clarity on whether changes made to an existing combustion plant qualifies it for permitting, as previously discussed in this blog. The Environment Agency (EA) has provided more guidance on the subject. Minor Refurbs vs Substantial Refurbs
Tuesday, 13 October 2020
White and green AD plant
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by Sophie Archer

Is your Anaerobic Digestion plant still exempt?

Across the UK, there are Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants that process biodegradable feedstocks to produce digestate and biogas. Large sites and those that process waste feedstocks require environmental permitting. However, any AD plant in England that meets either, or both, of the following is
Thursday, 27 August 2020
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by Elisa Evans

Taking care of the day to day energy management for an AD

We take care of Codlaw Renewable Energy’s day to day energy management needs from their Feed-In Tariff and Renewable Heat Incentive income to their Power Purchase Agreements for exported energy so that they can focus on maximizing the efficiency and output of their Anaerobic Digester and Combined
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
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by Ryan Ward

Changes to Non-Domestic RHI support and COVID-19 response: Further Government Response

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced further COVID-19 related extensions to the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). This is to cover non-Tariff Guarantee (TG) participants who have already committed funds to the project (prior to the 17 August 2020).
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Three biomass boilers being installed in a shed
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by Thomas Wilkins

Update on all things RHI

We hope you are doing well in these unprecedented times and we wanted to take this opportunity to share a few things going on in the world of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).
Thursday, 02 July 2020
A green boiler house with a smoking chimney with trees behind
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by Ed Shuldham

Do you need to amend your RHI application, have you changed something?

Everyone involved with the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will have come across talk of needing an ‘amendment’ at some point but what does that really mean?
Tuesday, 23 June 2020
Two green boilers in containers
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by Sophie Archer

Updates on permitting and ongoing compliance

If your plant exceeds 1 MWth input and was commissioned after the 20 December 2018, it requires an Environmental Permit from the Environment Agency under the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD). Existing plants that were commissioned prior to December 2018 will require permitting in:
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
Five heat pumps in a large shed
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by Ryan Ward

Further RHI degression for large ground source heat pumps

Towards the end of March 2020, we saw a degression in the large (100 kWth and above) ground/water source heat pump RHI tariff of 10%. The recent expenditure forecast published by Ofgem at the end of May highlighted that this technology continues to exceed its expenditure threshold, and as such will