Consultation outcome

Capacity Market: technical amendments

This consultation has concluded

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Principal Regulations (Keeling Schedule) (general)

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Principal Regulations (Keeling Schedule) (T-1 auction)

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Supplier Payment Regulations (Keeling Schedule) (All Agreements)

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Detail of outcome

The government will make the necessary legislative changes to:

  • conduct the replacement T-1 auction
  • allow capacity providers holding agreements greater flexibility in dealing with forthcoming milestones affected by the standstill period
  • broaden Secretary of State’s discretion with regard to dealing with termination and non-completion notices
  • ensure that suppliers are invoiced promptly and in full once the standstill period is over, and enable suppliers to make payments to the Electricity Settlements Company in the meantime

The Regulation Keeling Schedules

The instrument Electricity Capacity (No.1) Regulations 2019 amends in various respects the Electricity Capacity Regulations 2014 and the Electricity Capacity (Supplier Payment etc.) Regulations 2014. It also makes provision for the operation of the Capacity Market, to the extent possible, while State aid approval is sought.

August 2019 update

The Keeling Schedules on this page are out of date and no longer valid. Read the current Keeling Schedules for the Capacity Market Regulations.

Detail of feedback received

61 responses in total were received from a range of stakeholders, including:

  • generators
  • developers
  • suppliers
  • trade associations
  • investors
  • DSR providers

The majority of respondents were supportive of the proposals across each of the 4 areas and supported the government taking action to continue the operation of the capacity market during the standstill period to the greatest extent possible.

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking views on changes to the Capacity Market in response to the recent judgment by the Court of Justice of the EU.

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on changes to the Capacity Market in response to the recent judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union, including conducting a replacement T-1 auction in Summer 2019 for delivery year 2019 to 2020.

Documents

Published 19 December 2018
Last updated 2 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updating Keeling Schedule with 'withdrawn' watermark and adding link to current Keeling Schedules to explain to stakeholders what changes were made in the legislation as a result of the consultation.

  2. 3 Keeling Schedules added, showing modifications to earlier Regulations.

  3. Government response published.

  4. First published.