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UK Announcement of Changes in Small-Scale AD Subsidies

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This is for those interested in Small-Scale AD Subsidies. Here at the IPPTS AD Community Blog we think that we are “mashable” today. We are “mashing up” three separate news posts from “green” online journals to bring you the most comprehensive view possible on what the AD industrial press thinks of the long awaited news from DECC about the new Feed in Tariff rates for the financial year 2012/ 13.

Mashable is the IT Technology blog which has become immensely popular and has risen to fame largely because its authors don’t actually write anything! They simply do as I am doing here and provide short snippets from other people’s news articles, and it is believed that is useful to it’s readers. I am hoping that you, my readers, feel the same and will find this post about small-scale anaerobic digestion strategy changes useful.

Small-Scale AD Subsidies – Government confirms new feed-in tariff rates

Business Green

“The government also confirmed that a degression mechanism will be introduced for Anaerobic Digestion (AD), wind and hydro technologies from April 2014 in line with uptake, rather than the initial proposal of a minimum five per cent drop. The Department …”

Changes for AD FIT tariff and RHI revealed


“For anaerobic digestion, a degression mechanism will be introduced from April 2014 in line with uptake of these technologies. Tariffs will be published two months before the degression date and will be based on publically available data. But this move …scrap-ex”

Small-Scale AD Subsidy – UK announces changes in small-scale RE subsidies

“Specifically, new incentive rates for small-scale wind, micro combined heat and power, hydroelectric and anaerobic digestion projects were announced. The subsidies for small-scale wind projects were cut from 35.8 pence ($0.56) per kilowatt-hour to 21 …”

Of course, the news released on Friday also contained information for a further final consultation round for the implementation of the UK’s proposed Renewable Heat Incentive. We have already posted our vierw on that which is referred to in the following excerpt:

UK Government Publishes More Information on Renewable Heat Incentive and Updates to the Fee-in-Tariff Rates

Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

The UK Government says it is providing certainty for investors in renewable heat and small-scale electricity, but there is still a way to go, with the first recording of metered heat-use more than a year away. 


Thgis announcement should generate a fair deal of interest. If you would like to comment, our comment box below is open to receive your opinion about this news.

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    • Maryln Guignard
    • October 22, 2012

    Just wondering, before I consider subscribing… is this an actual, individually composed letter to each subscriber, or does each writer compose a single letter each week and send the same composition to all of the subscribers they’re assigned to write to?

    • NorrineBig
    • December 11, 2018

    Hi. investing huge quantities of loan turning natural fertilizer into another resource. Simply grow food with it.

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