Friday, 19 February 2021
PDS review
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by Jon Swain

Clean Heat Grant: Now is the time to have your say.

As part of ‘The future support for low carbon heat’ consultation, in April 2020, the Government set out proposals for the Clean Heat Grant. This scheme will provide support for heat pumps, and in targeted circumstances, biomass boilers in both domestic and small non-domestic buildings, through an
Thursday, 18 February 2021
Boiler_RHI
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by Thomas Wilkins

RHI Extension applications

After attending the Ofgem extension application workshop last week we know more about what to expect and timeframes. The extension applications, until 31 March 2022, are only available to participants that cannot receive a tariff guarantee, this is for:
Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Biomass boiler in a shed
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by Thomas Wilkins

Changing your RHI system

Back in 2018, a very positive and significant change to the RHI regulations was brought in which meant that RHI participants could replace accredited heating systems such as boilers, engines and heat pumps so long as they retain the same technology category.
Thursday, 17 December 2020
Large red biomass boiler
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by Sophie Archer

Regulatory position statements for new combustion plants

If you have a new Medium Combustion Plant (MCP) or Specified Generator (SG) and have applied for a bespoke environmental permit, or soon will, the Environment Agency (EA) is providing additional support for applicants in England and Wales from 02 October 2020 to 21 April 2021.
Tuesday, 01 December 2020
A trio of photos with wind turbines, solar panels and a CHP engine
by Nick Spencer

If you have a G59 relay, don’t leave it too late to upgrade

Do you have a G59 relay that was installed before February 2018? If the answer is yes, then it needs to be updated to the new rules by September 2022.
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
Tuesday, 06 October 2020
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by Sophie Archer

The Right Wood?

For those with biomass boilers, renewable heat is a critical aspect of their business. However, what you buy and use on site can carry more weight than most would think.
Thursday, 01 October 2020
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by Jon Swain

What is the future for the costs of gas?

The launch of the consultation into a green gas levy has set me thinking about the long term future for the costs of gas. Whilst it is true that 36p/MWh levy by 2028 is hardly going to get people very excited, the underlying principle is the more important part of the change.
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Renewable electricity generating system representing NFU Energy's FiT application and compliance service
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by Sophie Archer

Recent changes to Anaerobic Digestion plant Environmental Permits

In recent years, many Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants have been built and managed under the Industrial Emissions Directive, published in 2010.
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.

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