Following the release by DECC on 20 October 2011 of the consultation on the banding review for the Renewables Obligation to come into effect from 1 April 2013 (1 April 2014 for offshore wind), DECC yesterday released the proposed draft Order and also an impact assessment on the consultation proposals. The draft Order outlines the proposed changes currently under consultation and the impact assessment illustrates the policy objectives and intended effects behind the same.

Our previous briefing in relation to the consultation can be found by clicking here .

Both the impact assessment and the draft regulations can be found by clicking here.

The consultation closes on 12 January 2012.