15 January 2016
New rules on public procurement in Scotland will take effect in April 2016. Public bodies (“contracting authorities”) and those who tender for public contracts should be getting up to speed with the changes now.
19 June 2015
The rumoured early closure of the Renewables Obligation (“RO”) in relation to onshore wind has been confirmed. The Department for Energy and Climate Change has advised that the subsidies for onshore wind will end on 1 April 2016, a year earlier than originally anticipated.
05 June 2015
You may be aware that in the recent Queen’s Speech the Government indicated that it intends to implement measures to end any new public subsidies for onshore wind much sooner than expected. You may also have heard the recent rumours that the Government’s preferred approach to achieve this will be to bring forward the Renewables Obligation (“RO”) closure date.
21 January 2012
On 9 February 2012, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) opened a consultation on its long-awaited Comprehensive Review of Feed-in Tariffs. This consultation has been presented in two phases: one phase dealing with solar PV cost control and the other dealing with proposed new tariffs for the other technologies and suggested administrative changes. This article deals with the second of these phases.
19 August 2011
On 29 July 2011 Ofgem published updated Guidance for generators of renewable energy who want to benefit from the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme (the Guidance). Click here to view.