Electricity intensive industries - relief from the indirect costs of renewables
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
This consultation has concluded
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Electricity Intensive Industries - relief from the indirect costs of renewables: government response to the public consultation
Ref: BIS/15/31/ PDF, 271KB, 14 pages
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Detail of outcome
This document sets out the issues raised by stakeholders through the consultation and the government’s response. Further detailed guidance will be issued later in 2015, once we have received state aid approval from the European Commission.
Detail of feedback received
We received 47 responses to the consultation. Of these, we received:
- 25 from companies
- 21 from trade associations or industry representative groups
- 1 from an academic institute
This consultation ran from
We're seeking views on the proposed eligibility proposals for providing relief from the indirect costs of renewables.
Electricity intensive industries: relief from the indirect costs of renewables - consultation on eligibility
Ref: BIS 14/995 PDF, 272KB, 34 pages
Ref: BIS 14/995RF PDF, 62.8KB, 5 pages
The government is consulting on eligibility for schemes designed to provide relief to electricity intensive industries from the indirect costs of renewables.
This comprises of compensation from the renewable obligation (RO) and feed-in tariffs (FIT), which was announced in Budget 2014, and re-consulting on Electricity market reform: contracts for difference costs exemption eligibility- CfDs which ran from 4 July 2013 to 30 August 2013.
Published: 31 July 2014
Updated: 19 January 2015
- Government response published.
- Minor amendment to the consultation document
- First published.