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  • Published: 31st Mar 2017
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The Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme – one the UK government’s main support mechanisms for large-scale renewable electricity projects – has closed to new generating capacity.

  • Published: 31st Mar 2017
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On 29 March 2017 the Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) (Amendment) Order 2017 came into force following parliamentary approval.

  • Published: 31st Jan 2017
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The second and final year of the Government Electricity Rebate (GER) scheme has provided £324 million to 27 million energy consumers across Great Britain.

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  • Published: 23rd Mar 2017
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Ofgem E-Serve has published its Renewables Obligation (RO) Annual Report for 2015-16.

  • Published: 14th Dec 2016
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Ofgem E-Serve, the administrator of the government’s environmental and social programmes, has signed a partnership agreement with the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT).

  • Published: 9th Dec 2016
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More than 5,000 residents of park homes are set to benefit from £700,000 worth of energy bill rebates following a successful Warm Home Discount (WHD) pilot initiative.

  • Published: 23rd Nov 2016
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Almost 2.2 million vulnerable customers received £140 off their energy bills in 2015/16, according to a report on the government’s Warm Home Discount (WHD) scheme.

  • Published: 14th Sep 2016
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A data-sharing agreement with Ofgem E-Serve is helping Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) meet their obligations to provide security of supply and sustainable operation of their systems.

  • Published: 23rd Aug 2016
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Ofgem E-Serve has set the obligation levels for energy suppliers participating in the sixth year of the Warm Home Discount scheme (August 2016 – May 2017).

  • Published: 11th Jul 2016
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A total of 827,000MwH of renewable heat has been generated, saving 3.4 million tonnes of CO2.

  • Published: 30th Jun 2016
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Plans to publish a report on how energy suppliers have performed on government environmental and social programmes are being put out to consultation.

  • Published: 7th Jun 2016
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Ofgem E-Serve has saved almost £360,000 in the last 12 months by spotting over-claims for more than 8,000 Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs).