Distributed generators warn against rushing charging reforms

Plans to raise network charges for distributed generation including diesel could damage local energy, industry and reduce investment in gas-fired generation

Rushed measures to prevent an unfair advantage for diesel could also hit industry and damage local energy. Photograph: 123RFGovernment plans to impose higher network charges on distributed generation from diesel could damage other local generation, inhibit gas and heap extra costs on heavy industry, according to a new report.

The report by consultancy Cornwall Energy commissioned by the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), published on 23 May, analyses DECC’s plans to reform the capacity market. It also follows a longer standing National Grid review of charging where local distribution networks join the grid.

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