Last year we published an alert summarising the government's proposals for the transition from the Renewables Obligation (RO) regime to Contracts for
Given the British Government’s recent periodical decreases in the levels of Feed in Tariff support for solar PV projects, the announcement that it is also consulting in reductions in Renewables Obligation support will not come as a surprise.
On 25 July 2012, the UK Government (through the DECC the Department of Energy and Climate Change) published its long awaited response to its October 2011 to January 2012 consultation on future levels of banded support under the UK Renewables Obligation (RO).
A report commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) advising the UK Government that the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, should be allowed to continue, was published today.
The UK Government has said that its commitment is to "transform the UK's electricity system to ensure that our future electricity supply is secure, low carbon and affordable".