consultations

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
27th February 2020

DEFRA consultation of ELM

DEFRA is consulting on initial proposals for designing an Environmental Land Management scheme.  Consultation closes 5th May. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/environmental-land-management-policy-discussion

6th February 2020

EA consultation on chemical waste

The Environment Agency is consulting on a revision to Technical Guidance Note EPR 5.06; Guidance for the recovery and disposal of hazardous and non‑hazardous waste. Consultation closes on 6th April. https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/environment-and-business/appropriate-measures-for-chemical-waste/