Here is a record of the policy responses we have submitted and our position on subjects which are receiving the attention of legislators. 

Housing White Paper ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market’ – onshore wind energy 

The Housing White Paper represented the last Government’s proposed approach to tackling some
of the big issues facing the housing market in the UK. It was chiefly concerned with increasing housing
delivery, but it also included some proposed changes to the Government’s approach to planning for
sustainable development and the environment.

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Spring Budget Representation - 2017 

CEE submitted a representation for the Spring Budget focussing on Social Investment Tax Relief and the reinstatement of pre-registration for Feed-In Tariffs for community energy groups.

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A smart, flexible energy system – call for evidence 

CEE responded to the joint BEIS and Ofgem call for evidence which explored removing barriers to aggregators and storage, providing price signals for flexibility (including smart tariffs and distribution network tariffs) and a system for the consumer (including smart appliances, consumer engagement with DSR and ultra-low emission vehicles).

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DECC’s consultation on the Renewable Heat Incentive – March/April 2016 

This consultation from the Department of Energy and Climate Change sought views on proposed changes to Domestic and Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive schemes.

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DECC’s consultation on a review of the Feed-in Tariff’s scheme – September/October 2015 

This consultation proposed a set of measures to control costs under the Feed-in Tariff, including; radically reduced tariffs, more stringent degression mechanism and low quarterly deployment caps leading to the phased closure of the scheme in 2018-19.

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DECC’s consultation on changes to Feed-In Tariff Pre-accreditation – July 2015 

In July 2015 DECC consulted on a proposal to remove pre-accreditation and pre-registration for the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) with effect from September 2015.

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