USA - August 2 2010 On the 31 March 2010 the Department of Energy and Climate Change launched a consultation on whether it should adopt a grandfathering policy under the Renewables Obligation Order 2009 for electricity generators powered from Dedicated Biomass, Anaerobic Digestion and Energy from Waste.
United Kingdom - May 20 2010 Ambitious targets set by the European Union for the proportion of energy use from renewable resources have been particularly challenging for the United Kingdom.
United Kingdom - August 13 2009 The UK Treasury has announced that all supplies of emissions allowances within the UK will be zero rated for Value Added Tax ("VAT") purposes from 31 July 2009.
USA - June 30 2009 The U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 on Friday, June 26, by a vote of 219 to 212.
European Union, United Kingdom - June 19 2009 From the uplifting words of Barack Obama in his inauguration address to the more mundane wordsmiths of the British statutory draftsmen in the U.K.’s Renewables Obligation Order, it seems like the harnessing of energy from “the soil” or biomass and energy crops is gathering political support and gaining momentum on a global basis.