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BEIS launch consultation on RHI biomass combustion in urban areas

The Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) this week opened a consultation on the Renewable Heat Incentive, and specifically biomass combustion in urban areas.

Welsh Government launches £43mil investment in housing for the future

Housing and Regeneration Minister Rebecca Evans announced projects will share in the second phase of the three-year Innovative Housing Programme, worth £90m in total.

Non-domestic RHI further proposed amendments enters into force

The Non-domestic RHI Further Proposed Amendments consultation entered into force this week on Monday 1 October. 

Ofgem publishes results of ECO3 consultation

This week Ofgem published their consultation response on the new ECO3 scheme, following from their consultation that closed 20 August 2018. 

Labour Party outlines ambition of 60% renewable and low carbon energy in the UK by 2030

At the Labour Party Conference this past week, the Party issued two pamphlets as part of its announcement of its ambition to lead reducing emissions, and achieving 60% renewable and low carbon energy in the UK by 2030, and zero by 2050. The ADE issued a response welcoming Labour's ambition, here.  

Launch of MCPD/Specified Generators Guidance Page and Application Forms

The Environment Agency have released the guidance and application forms for Bespoke and Low Risk New Medium Combustion Plants and Specified Generators Standard Rules Permits.

First Minister delivers Programme for Government to Scottish Parliament

This week, First Minister for Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon delivered her Programme for Government in a speech to the Scottish Government on 4 September. 

Government publishes Written Statement on energy efficiency advice call centre

The Statement provides an update on work to develop a digitally led consumer energy efficiency advice service.

Ofgem approves P344 - Project TERRE and Wider Access

On Friday 24 August, Ofgem announced it had approved code modification P344 Project Terre. 

Contracts for Difference proposed amendments Government response and Consultation launched

On Thursday 30 August, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published the second part of their response to the proposed amendments to the Contracts for Difference Scheme for renewable electricity generation. As part of this, they also launched a new consultation to invite views on the way decisions from the initial decision will be implemented into the CfD scheme, as well as a small number of new proposals addressing issues that emerged from the December 2017 consultation, and proposed minor and technical contract changes. 

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