Thursday, 26 March 2020
Green CHP engine with blue sky behind
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by Jenny Beynon

Saving money on your export electricity contract

When Fullcircle Energy become one of our fully account managed customers we discovered that another broker had negotiated an export contract with a large commission. We worked with them to secure an alternative contract and save them £7,000 per year for their exported electricity.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
CHP Engine in a shed
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by Mike Bond

Environment Agency clamps down on temporary permissions to combust

Since the 20 December 2018, the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) has been applicable to all prospective operators of combustion plants over 1 MWth input until either 2025 or 2030, with exemption to plants commissioned prior to this date. For all applicable plants in both the present and the
Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Chimney with smoke against a sunset
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by Mike Bond

It’s time for SECR

Phase 2 of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is now complete, but does that mean you can relax until it’s time to get ready for the next reporting deadline in 2023?
Friday, 28 February 2020
Heat pumps in a shed
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by Ryan Ward

Large ground source heat pump tariff degression

Starting on the 01 April 2020, there will be a 10% tariff degression on all heat pumps over 100 kWth as a result of this quarterly assessment. The next quarterly forecast based on data from the 30 April 2020, will be published on the 01 July 2020 along with the next potential degression.
Tuesday, 04 February 2020
White AD plant with a blue sky background
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by Jon Swain

How to get help with energy related disputes

The Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and Renewables Obligation have closed to new applicants, and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will close to new applicants in March 2021. However, all have 20 year lifetimes for accredited systems. It is already becoming more common for disputes to arise between operators
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
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by Tim Pratt

Coming soon to an Embedded Generator near you - Capacity Market 2020

The Capacity Market (CM) has certainly had its highs and lows in the last two years.
Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Close up of burning coals
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by Jenny Beynon

Coal... Is this the beginning of the end?

Read our top five energy-related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Group of CHP engines in a shed
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by Tim Pratt

Another loss for electricity generators

The recently announced outcome from Ofgem's Targeted Charging Review (TCR) will mean a reduction of around £2.50/MWh of electricity exported to the grid by embedded generators with effect from April 2021.
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Green CHP engine
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by Thomas Wilkins

Electricity generation owners must act now

Owners of equipment capable of exporting electricity to the grid are required to ensure that their grid protection equipment is compliant with current regulations. In the past, that’s meant the G59 standard which has recently been superseded by G99.
Thursday, 07 November 2019
Green CHP engine
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by Max Knowles

Final opportunities for TRIAD Income

We have now entered the TRIAD season for 2019 – 2020 and this could be the last opportunity for generators to earn a respectable amount of money by exporting electricity.