Renewables obligation level calculations: 2017/18

This paper sets out the methodology used in calculating the size of the obligation.


The Renewables Obligation for 2017/18: Calculating the Level of the Renewables Obligation for 2017/18

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The Renewables Obligation Order 2015 requires the Secretary of State to announce the level of the obligation 6 months preceding an obligation period. This announces the size of the obligation for the 2017 to 2018 period.

Update - Typographical errors in the technology breakdowns in the table on page 7 of the paper have been corrected in the above copy. The overall number of enewables obligation certificates (ROCs) has not changed, nor has the level of the obligation.

Published 1 October 2016