Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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by Steve Leil

Climate Change Levy rate set to increase in April 2019

With the upcoming closure of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (known as the CRC), in April 2019, almost every business will see a significant increase in their energy costs. As the government loses revenue from one scheme, it was decided an increase in Climate Change Levy (
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
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by Steve Leil

Don’t miss your CCL return deadlines

  For farmers and growers in the pig, poultry or horticulture sectors your climate agreement data must be submitted at the start of 2019.
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
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by Matthew Swain

Ofgem audits: The day of the audit

Recently we have experienced increasing volumes of calls related to responses from Ofgem for audits on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) accredited systems.
Friday, 25 May 2018
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by Tay Bishop

We are hiring… be part of our team!

Our business is continuing to expand and we have a vacancy for a project engineer to help support the technical delivery side of our business. We have a number of engineers already working at FEC Energy, from graduate engineers to the more experienced senior engineers.
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
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by Oli Coe

RHI regulations to come into force today

After long delays, the latest set of Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reforms have come into effect today (22 May 2018) after successfully making their way through both the House of Commons and the House of Lords earlier this month.
Thursday, 26 April 2018
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by Jon Swain

New RHI Regulations progress through the parliamentary process

On Monday the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulation changes, which we have been following in avid interest, were approved by the House of Commons committee. The next stage is now to pass through the House of Lords committee. This morning we have been told that this debate is scheduled for
Tuesday, 03 April 2018
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by Jon Swain

How important is waste wood to the UK heat industry?

One of the more debated topics at this year’s Wood Heat Association (WHA) Conference was the use of waste wood, along with the requirements to remain legal and Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) compliant. There have been an estimated 250,000 tonnes used in RHI accredited systems in the last 12 months
Thursday, 01 March 2018
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by Jon Swain

How effective has the RHI scheme been?

Hot on the heels of the Government response to the Renewable Heat Incentives (RHI) consultation on drying of materials and the release of the long-awaited draft legislation for the reformed and refocussed scheme, comes a report from the National Audit Office (NAO) on the success and operation of
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
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by Jon Swain

Stay ahead of an RHI Audit by making sure you keep biomass fuel records

Together, with Sustainable Fuel Register (SFR) co-founder, Kevin Lindegaard of Crops for Energy, I recently attended the inaugural meeting of the RHI Industry Forum. This is a new initiative, coordinated by Ofgem, enabling industry bodies to provide feedback on procedures and documents associated
Thursday, 15 February 2018
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by Steve Leil

Environment Agency plans to crack down on CCL scheme members compliance

The Environment Agency (EA) has announced plans to audit facilities that are covered by Climate Change Agreements (CCAs). The aim of an audit is to satisfy the EA that Climate Change Levy Scheme (CCL) members remain compliant with their CCAs and have auditable records to support the data they