United Kingdom (UK) Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021

"United Kingdom (UK) Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021" is among the latest country specific policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the country.

The report provides the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in the country.

The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.


The report covers policy measures and incentives used by the UK to promote renewable energy.

The report details promotional measures in UK both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the country.

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to:

Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable energy sources.

Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.

Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in the country.

Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

Table of Contents

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1. UK Power Market, Regulatory Scenario

1.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

1.2 Electricity Market Reform 2011

1.3 Renewable Energy Targets

1.4 Climate Change Act

1.5 The Clean Growth Strategy and Clean Growth Grand Challenge

1.6 Ambitious 2030 Carbon Reduction target

1.7 Hydrogen Policy in the UK

– Overview

– The Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan 2020

– Powering our Net Zero Future: White Paper

– Sixth Carbon Budget Report issued by the Climate Change Committee

1.8 Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin

1.9 Renewable Obligation Order

1.10 Contracts for Difference (CfD)

1.11 Impact of Brexit on UK energy Industry

1.12 Carbon Emissions Tax 2018

1.13 Carbon Price Floor (CPF)

1.14 Carbon Price Support

1.15 Climate Change Levy

1.16 Smart Metering

1.17 Feed-in-Tariffs

– Solar Power FiT

– Wind Power FiT

– Hydropower FiT

– Biopower FiT

1.18 Smart Export Guarantee (SEG)

1.19 Strategies and legislation in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

– Northern Ireland

– Scotland

– Wales

2. Appendix

2.1 Abbreviations

2.2 Market Definitions

– Power

– Renewable Power

– Installed Capacity

– Electricity Generation

– Electricity Consumption

2.3 Methodology

– Coverage

– Secondary Research

– Primary Research

– Modelling and Forecasting

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List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Obligation, Technology Eligibility, UK

Table 2: Renewable Obligation (ROC/MWh), UK, 2009-2021

Table 3: Renewable Energy, CfD First Allocation Round Results, UK, 2015

Table 4: Renewable Energy, CfD Second Allocation Round Results, UK, 2017

Table 5: Renewable Energy, CfD Third Allocation Round Results, UK, 2019

Table 6: Climate Change Levy (GBP/kWh or /kg), UK, 2016-2021

Table 7: Percentage Discount for CCA holders (%), UK, 2016-2021

Table 8: Carbon Price Support Rates* for Climate Change Levy, UK, 2015-2021

Table 9: Solar Power Feed-in Tariffs, UK (GBP/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 10: Solar Power Feed-in Tariffs, UK ($/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 11: Wind Power Feed-in Tariffs, UK (GBP/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 12: Wind Power Feed-in Tariffs, UK ($/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 13: Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, UK (GBP/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 14: Hydropower Feed-in Tariffs, UK ($/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 15: Biopower Feed-in Tariffs, UK (GBP/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 16: Biopower Feed-in Tariffs, UK ($/kWh), 2017-2021

Table 17: Smart Export Guarantee Tariff, UK, 2021

Table 18: Abbreviations


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