Renewable energy sector ambivalent over ROCs
As onshore wind developers praised DECC for resisting the chancellor's demands for tougher cuts to subsidies under the Renewables Obligation (RO), firms from the hydro-electric and anaerobic digestion (AD) sectors warned that new bandings to be introduced next April could be disastrousThe long-awaited bandings largely follow those proposed by DECC in a consultation at the end of 2011. Support for large tidal stream and wave arrays is to double to 5 ROCs (RO certificates) for each M
Continue reading this with an IEMA membership
Already a Member?
Join now & unlock access to
- News, analysis & innovation from our sector
- IEMA webinars, podcasts and publications
- Training and career opportunities
- Unprecedented industry networking
Start your IEMA journey today!
In R. (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary’s decisions to approve pro-posals and policies prepared under the Climate Change Act 2008, and to publish the government’s Net Zero Strategy to comply with his obligations.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.