This month it was announced that the responsibilities of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) are to be merged into the newly established Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Dr Greg Clark has been appointed as Cabinet Secretary with responsibility for this Department. The appointment of Dr Clark has been welcomed by the Renewable Energy Sector and he has emphasised his commitment to delivering clean energy and tackling climate change.
The Government have previously committed to extending the RHI to 2021 with reforms proposed to kick in from 1st April 2017. One area of initial priority for the new Department is going to be to review the feedback to the proposed RHI reforms and decide exactly how the next phase of the RHI (2017 – 2021) will be delivered.
On a day-to-day basis the focus for us and our customers remains the same – to continue to develop and deliver high quality biomass heating projects and to aim to have these up and running and delivering cost and carbon savings as quickly as possible. Please Contact us to discuss the posibility of progressing a biomass project for completion this financial year.