Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: low carbon technologies

How renewable energy, new nuclear power stations and a carbon capture and storage industry will promote growth, ensure the UK has a secure supply of energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Documents

Map of nuclear power stations in the UK

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Table of past and present nuclear reactors in the UK

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DECC announcement on RHI non-domestic tariffs: 21 December 2013

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Tariffs and technologies affected by the 2013 Tariff Review

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Air quality factsheet

Key milestones in the history of the non-domestic RHI

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Summary of changes to the non-domestic RHI

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New biomass sustainability requirements: information sheet

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Domestic RHI: new biomass sustainability requirements

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Clarifying note on biogas CHP eligibility

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Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) review: summary paper

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Non-domestic RHI: biomass & biomethane sustainability

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Position paper on tariff guarantees

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: April 2013

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FITs Factsheet on RPI Link, Export Tariffs

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: February 2013

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: November 2012

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: August 2012

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: July 2013

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: October 2013

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: January 2014

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Secretary of State’s determination of half-year non-solar photovoltaic deployment: July 2014

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: April 2014

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: July 2014

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Secretary of State’s determination of half-year non-solar photovoltaic deployment: January 2014

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: October 2014

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Secretary of State’s determination of quarterly solar photovoltaic deployment: January 2015

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Secretary of State’s determination of annual non-solar photovoltaic deployment: 2014

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ETSU-R-97: The assessment and rating of noise from windfarms

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Letter from Edward Davey to Maria McCaffery at Renewable UK on grace periods for onshore wind

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Letter from Edward Davey to the Institute of Acoustics

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Letter from the Institute of Acoustics to Ed Davey

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Letter from Ed Davey to the Institute of Acoustics

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Water source heat pumps: summary of stakeholder views

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Details

This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 12 October 2012
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Text updated.
  3. Guidance on the community ownership models under the FITs scheme, published today.
  4. Announcement of detailed water source map.
  5. RHI Biomass and Biogas Carbon Calculator workshop dates.
  6. Biomethane injection to grid tariff introduced.
  7. Amendments to the domestic RHI scheme.
  8. RHI financing models call for evidence
  9. Latest quarterly and annual solar and non-solar PV degressions published.
  10. Correspondence between Secretary of State and the Institute of Acoustics
  11. RHI position paper on tariff guarantees and biomethane consultation response.
  12. New Funding for CCS Innovation
  13. Addition of research publications in to potential renewable heating technologies and changes to eligibility in the RHI scheme.
  14. Amber Rudd today announced a package of actions designed to overcome the barriers to deployment of water source heat pumps at the Annual Heat Conference.
  15. Updated with new information sheets on biomass sustainability
  16. Latest FITs cost control mechanism for solar PV: quarterly degression published.
  17. Information about the new Heat Networks Demonstration Competition which has been launched today.
  18. Update on the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) which is now open to consumers.
  19. Water source heat map added
  20. Updated information leaflets on the new RHI biomass sustainability requirements and how to meet them.
  21. Update on the Biomass Suppliers List including information about stakeholder events and a webchat.
  22. Biomass Suppliers List announced.
  23. Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) launched
  24. Information added on State Aid for new nuclear.
  25. New Secretary of State's degression published.
  26. Page updated to reflect consultation responses
  27. An update to the FITs cost control mechanism for solar PV: quarterly degression
  28. Added information regarding Heat Networks Funding for Local Authorities.
  29. Update to the RO page on the cap on new build dedicated biomass generating capacity.
  30. Air quality factsheet added.
  31. An update on the domestic RHI scheme.
  32. Updated Non-Domestic RHI content to reflect tariff review
  33. Letter published from Ed Davey to Institute of Acoustics following their 'good practice guide on the implementation of ETSU-R-97 guidelines for the assessment and rating of noise from wind farms'.
  34. Update to budget management of non-domestic RHI
  35. Feed in tariffs deployment data updated.
  36. Updated with letter from Edward Davey to Maria McCaffery at Renewable UK on grace periods for onshore wind.
  37. 'The Future of Heating: Meeting the challenge' has been published today and sets out specific actions to help deliver low carbon heating across the UK in the decades to come. In addition there are announcements today on domestic and non-domestic RHI.
  38. RHI 'stand-by mechanism for budget management' graph updated.
  39. RHI non-domestic consultation response
  40. FITs determinations published
  41. Published FITs quarterly deployment data
  42. Weekly RHI Standby Budget Management graph updated and link added to enable users to sign up for email alerts on RHI.
  43. Added details of the Bioenergy stakeholder engagement workshop
  44. First published.