20 Oct '11, 9am

To respond to the consultation on RO bandings, visit

This consultation invites comments on the Government’s proposals for the levels of banded support available for renewable electricity generation under the Renewables Obligation (RO) for the period 2013-17. This consultation applies to England and Wales only. Separate consultations will be undertaken on proposals on banded support in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The RO is currently the main financial mechanism by which the Government incentivises deployment of large-scale renewable electricity generation. Banding reviews ensure that as market conditions and innovation within sectors change and evolve, renewables developers continue to receive the appropriate level of support necessary to maintain investments. The lead banding scenario proposed in this consultation focuses on scalable lower-cost renewable technologies that will deliver the majority of the electricity we ne...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/consultations/cons_...

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