Heat Metering Regulations 2014 Explained

You may need to comply with the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 if you are a commercial or domestic property landlord and you provide heating, cooling or hot water to multiple buildings via a district heating network or to tenants in a multi-let property via a communal heating

Are TRIADs coming to an end?

Proposals being considered by OFGEM may significantly reduce TRIAD income for embedded generators (EG).

Carbon Reduction Commitment registration and return

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The CRC: a regulator's dream - a user's nightmare

I never realised until now what a nightmare the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme has become. Not only is its name too long, its rulebook is too - a cool 257 pages to be precise.

A short guide to the CRC

The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme, or CRC as it is commonly referred to, compels large energy users to make annual payments according to the amount of carbon emissions they make through energy use.

What is the Climate Change Levy?

The Climate Change Levy (CCL) is a tax charged on the electricity, gas, LPG, coal and coke used by businesses in the UK. However, some businesses that are in energy intensive sectors are able to apply for a discount. This discount is given in return for achieving agreed energy saving targets.

Our guide to the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme

The Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) was introduced by the Government in response to a European Union directive on energy reporting. The aim of the scheme is to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions by making it compulsory for large businesses to identify energy saving measures.

Biomass sustainability criteria

From autumn 2015, all Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) participants need to report evidence to Ofgem that the fuel they burn is sustainable.

All about FiTs

The Feed-in Tariff (FiT) is a government subsidy paid for renewable electricity generation and is a fixed payment per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity generated. The rate paid varies by technology and also by size of project, with small to medium scale installations receiving higher rates.

Your ongoing RHI obligations

Now that your renewable heat installation has qualified for payments under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, there are several ongoing obligations with which you need to comply. These obligations are laid out by Ofgem, which administers the RHI scheme on behalf of the government.

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