The Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018 and the draft Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2018 will be debated in the House of Commons in the General Committees at 4.30 pm 23 April.
The Government has announced the full scheme for the £320 million Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP), as a key part of the Clean Growth and Industrial Strategies, that will offer grants and loans to both the public and private sectors in England and Wales, for networks serving two or more buildings. The scheme is due to open for applications this Autumn.
The European Commission is making €200 million of funding available for projects in the areas of electricity, smart grids, cross-border carbon dioxide network and gas infrastructure, as part of the first call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Energy in 2018.
A consultation has been launched to focus Energy Company Obligation (ECO), the government’s scheme to tackle fuel poverty and reduce carbon emissions by providing energy efficiency upgrades and heating measures - entirely on low income households. An additional plan to extend the Warm Home discount to 2 million low-income vulnerable customers was also announced.
Today, National Grid have published the final version of its 2018-19 Forward Plan. The Forward Plan sets out our longer term ambition for the ESO and what it will deliver during 2018-19 to create additional value for consumers.
Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry, while speaking at the Aurora Energy Forum yesterday announced the Government intends to carry out a formal review later this year.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have announced they are seeking evidence and views on actions to take during the 2020s to phase out high carbon fossil fuel heating in off gas grid buildings. The Consultation will close on 11 June 2018
Ofgem have published a consultation on setting the next price control framework (RIIO-2) for network companies. This is the beginning of the consultation process on how to structure the next price controls.
The Public Accounts Committee will examine the Renewable Heat Incentive in Great Britain on Wednesday 21 March 2018.
The European Commission has unveiled its strategy for a financial system that supports the EU's climate and sustainable development agenda.