While the world absorbed the outcome of the US presidential election on November 9, 2016, the UK Government finally published plans for the second allocation round (AR2) for Contracts for Difference (CfD) which is now planned to start in April 2017..
November 21, 2016
Since 2002 the Renewables Obligation (RO) has underpinned the economics of wind energy in Great Britain. The early closure of the RO to new onshore wind farms divided Parliament but the Energy Act 2016 (the Energy Act) finally entered into the statute books on [x]. The legislation was controversial with challenges to Parliamentary protocol resulting in delays to its enactment. However, now that the Energy Act has been passed, industry will be focusing on delivering capacity within the grace periods afforded to it under the legislation..
May 11, 2016