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It was announced yesterday that the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker will not renegotiate the Paris Climate Agreement amidst US President Trump's claim that the agreement could be amended and made more palatable to the US. It was…

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Now that the election has come and gone, some of us are still in limbo on a whole host of subjects including the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Prior to the election, BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)…

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Since we first discussed the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), a lot has changed in the political climate that may or may not have fundamentally changed the impact and implications of energy-related targets set by the EU. As ESOS stems from…

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In response to the March 2016 consultation to reform the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme in its current form, the BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) published a response on December 14, 2016 which included changes to the tariffs…

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The Renewable Energy Association (REA) updated its members yesterday with news of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). According to the REA, the total forecast expenditure as at March 31, 2017 was £643.9m. This represents the amount of tariff payments the…

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It's exactly a month today before you will have to comply by the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) that has been established by the UK government as a response to Article 8 (4-6) of the European Union's Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU).…

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Understanding ESOS In order to implement Article 8 (4-6) of the European Union's Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU), the UK government established ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme) with the aim to cut carbon emissions by requiring large businesses to identify energy reduction…

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In February 2014 the UK government confirmed its intention to bring in biomass fuel sustainability criteria for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The new criteria will affect both domestic and commercial RHI participants, new and old, domestic and commercial alike.…

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What is HETAS?

Why it's important when considering buying a biomass boiler

HETAS is the official body recognised by government to approve biomass and solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services, including the registration of competent installers and servicing businesses. Customers using a HETAS registered installer in England and Wales will be…

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We're pleased to see the announcement from DECC confirming none of the RHI tariffs for biomass boilers will be reduced on April 1, 2014. DECC has announced its quarterly assessment of the projected RHI spend as of January 31, 2014. There was…

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