Energy-intensive industries to be exempt from RO

Energy-intensive industries have been made exempt from the Renewables Obligation scheme, with savings of £196m announced

EEIs like Tata Steel, Europe's second largest steel producer, look set to make gains under RO exemption. Photograph: Collins Leighton Raymond/123RFEnergy-intensive industries (EIIs) will be exempt from the indirect costs of the Renewables Obligation scheme, the government has confirmed.

BEIS made the announcement on 19 July as part of its consultation response on the indirect costs of the RO and feed-in tariffs (FITs) schemes in Great Britain

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