Thursday, 17 September 2020
Wind turbines in the sunset
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by Jon Swain

Lacking in wind power

Tuesday 15 September was an exciting day for followers of the Capacity Market as the first notice was issued since November 2016.
Tuesday, 08 September 2020
Large white AD plant with CHP
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by Sophie Archer

Does your AD Plant need an Environmental Permit?

There is a legislative understanding for Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants in that they are waste treatment plants that turn waste into energy. However, due to the broad range of needs that AD plants deliver, this is not always the case.
Thursday, 03 September 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

A further 20% reduction in RHI Tariff for large water/ground source heat pumps

Ofgem has continued to cut the RHI tariff rate for large water/ground source heat pumps (100 kWth and above). The latest digression will come into force on the 01 October and will see the tariff reduced by a further 20%.
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, 04 August 2020
Four wind turbines in a field with blue sky
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by Jon Swain

Generators with a G59 relay must act now

Any generators installed before February 2018 with a G59 relay needs to be updated to the new G59 relay rules by September 2022. Those who act quickly may be able to have costs reimbursed through the Accelerated Loss-of-Mains Change Programme (ALoMCP).
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

BEIS announce an RHI extension due to COVID-19

The government has announced an extension to commissioning deadlines for all Tariff Guarantee projects to the 31 March 2022 and introducing a flexible 3rd allocation of Tariff Guarantees in a response to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) consolation.
Thursday, 11 June 2020
A close up on a pile of wood chip
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by Sophie Archer

The Right Wood?

For those with biomass boilers, renewable heat is a critical aspect of their business – but what you buy and use on site can carry more weight than most would think.
Tuesday, 09 June 2020
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by Mike Bond

Electricity prices took a Spring Bank Holiday rollercoaster

An unpredictable combination of factors on the electricity markets led to a prolonged period of negative electricity prices over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Those consumers with flexible supply contracts enjoyed negative commodity prices for most of Saturday and again on the Sunday morning,
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
Wind turbines in a field with a cloudless blue sky behind
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by Ben Ablewhite

Electricity generators paid to switch off

Historically low demand on the electricity grid caused by the COVID-19 lockdown has driven National Grid to look for more ways to balance supply and demand, resulting in the launch of a new scheme paying generators to switch off.
Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Woodchip in a hand with more in the background
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by Thomas Wilkins

Easy periodic data submission for the RHI

Are you a Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme participant? Do you struggle with your regular data submissions that are required to fulfil the obligations of the Scheme? Are you checking to make sure the readings are in line with your expectations?