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What does ROCs stand for?

ROCs stands for Renewables Obligation Certificates

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Within The Journal North 40, Helius Energy announced its biomass energy plant in Speyside has been formally accredited to receive Renewables Obligation Certificates.
One parliamentarian in the long debate went on record: "Wind turbines are relatively cheap and easy to construct, so developers will continue to opt for them, but the Government should reconsider their proposal for the banding of renewables obligation certificates as a matter of some urgency, so as positively to encourage the development of new technologies.
But this is frequently seen to be completely static, and its Renewables Obligation Certificates show that it only generated a paltry annual 7% of its installed capacity up to early 2006 - just about the worst production percentage of any wind generator in the UK.
Despite a sweetener from the Government, which recently doubled the value of Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs) - which are used as a way of offsetting the cost of installing and running large scale green energy projects - it had probably proved too much for the oil giant, which is involved in similar schemes elsewhere.
May we be told: how many turbines would have gone up without the huge benefit of Renewables Obligation Certificates which force distributors to buy wind power, like it or not?
One parliamentarian in the long debate went on record: "Wind turbines are relatively cheap and easy to construct, so developers will continue to opt for them, but the Government should reconsider their proposal for the banding of renewables obligation certificates as a matter of some urgency, so as positively to encourage the development of new technologies.