BEIS is seeking information on fuelled technologies and geothermal in the CFD. Consultation closes on 20th December. This will help us better understand how these technologies work in the context of the CFD and assess whether any detailed policy proposals are needed. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/call-for-evidence-on-fuelled-and-geothermal-technologies-in-the-contracts-for-difference-scheme .
BEIS is consulting on its position that non-mainland GB onshore wind projects should not be classified as a separate technology nor allowed access to Pot 2 (less established technologies), but should continue to be treated as onshore wind. Consultation closes 31st January 2017. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-treatment-of-non-mainland-gb-onshore-wind-projects
BEIS is consulting on approaches to put into effect the closure of unabated coal power stations by 2025. Consultation closes 1st February 2017. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/coal-generation-in-great-britain-the-pathway-to-a-low-carbon-future
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is consulting on proposed changes to the small passenger ship bridge visibility requirements (SI 2005/2286). Consultation closes 31st January 2017. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-implementation-of-the-merchant-shipping-bridge-visibility-regulations-small-passenger-ships-2017
The European Commission is carrying out a review of the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) regulations. Consultation closes 28th Jan 2017. http://ec.europa.eu/environment/chemicals/reach/review_2017_en.htm