consultations

20th April 2020

Consultation on changes to CCA

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on extending and reforming the Climate Change Agreements.  Closes 11th June. Proposals include extend the current climate change agreements (CCA) scheme by two years and to re-open the scheme, allowing eligible facilities not currently participating to apply to join. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/climate-change-agreements-scheme-extension-and-reforms-for-any-future-scheme

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6th April 2020

Consultation on heat networks

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on policy options for the development of a regulatory framework for heat networks to protect consumers, support market growth and develop low carbon networks.  Consultation closes 1st June. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/heat-networks-building-a-market-framework

9th March 2020

Consultation on Contracts for Difference

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on proposed changes to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme. Consultation closes 22nd May. The consultation proposes changes to the CfD scheme that would, if implemented, apply to contracts awarded through future allocation rounds, the next of which is planned to open in 2021 subject to any required state aid approval of planned changes. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/contracts-for-difference-cfd-proposed-amendments-to-the-scheme-2020

The proposed changes relate to:

delivering the UK’s 2050 net zero emissions target bioenergy allocation round design improving the operation of the CfD supporting a smart, flexible system