In 2022, the Government consulted on ‘The removal of scheme cost exemptions for green imported electricity and the recognition of EU Guarantees of Origin’. The decision was made for the removal of the exemption to the Contract for Difference (CfD) scheme and this would take place from 1 April 2023, in line with the reporting year.
What does this mean for EMRS?
EMRS will continue to process Green Excluded Electricity (GEE) submission from Suppliers up until the 31 March 2023.
What does this mean for electricity Suppliers?
Suppliers can register GEE volumes at any time after the end of the quarterly obligation period and up to six months, as long as they provide suitable evidence. There is no change to the evidence nor associated timescales for submissions. Suppliers can view this information within WP7 – CfD Green Excluded Electricity.
Any submission for the current quarterly obligation from 1 January 2023 to 31 March 2023 must be submitted by 30 September 2023. Any submissions made after this point will not be considered.
A reminder of submission deadlines:
|Quarterly Obligation||Submission Deadline|
|1 July 2022 to 30 September 2023||31 March 2023|
|1 October 2022 to 31 December 2023||30 June 2023|
|1 January 2023 to 31 March 2023||30 September 2023|
Plus, no further GEE submissions will be accepted for subsequent quarterly obligations due to the removal of the exemption from the CfD scheme.
Full details of the Consultation and Consultation Responses are available on the government website: Feed-in tariff and CfD proposals relating to guarantees of origin.
Also, other supporting or related information is as follows:
- The Electricity (Guarantees of Origin of Electricity Produced from Renewable Energy Sources) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
- Ofgem webpage on – Guarantees of Origins (GoOs) scheme
- Guidance for organisations on presenting Guarantees of Origin (GoOs) for use in GB Fuel Mix Disclosure (FMD) and Feed-in Tariffs (FIT) annual levelisation