Consultation outcome

Electricity Market Reform: allocation of Contracts for Difference

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Government response on Competitive Allocation

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Detail of outcome

This document sets out the government response to the January consultation including decisions on technology groupings and budget management, and includes an overview of the CfD budget allocation approach. Stakeholder views are requested on additional policy proposals, including the treatment of Biomass conversion and Scottish Islands projects under the enduring regime and the use of minima and maxima within technology groups, in a further consultation.

Following on from this response, DECC has issued a further consultation on allocation of contracts for difference (closing date 10 June 2014). This document seeks stakeholder views on our further policy proposals including treatment of Biomass conversion and Scottish Islands projects under the enduring regime, and the use of minima and maxima within technology groups.

Original consultation

Summary

This consultation seeks views on the government’s approach to allocation of Contracts for Difference (CfD) contracts.

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Consultation description

The consultation confirms policy positions previously set out in the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) October consultation document and in the EMR Delivery Plan, published on 19 December 2013, that government is minded to progress to immediate competition for established technologies and intends to undertake further stakeholder engagement on this approach in January 2014.

The consultation will run for four weeks.

Documents

Electricity Market Reform: allocation of Contracts for Difference

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Published 16 January 2014
Last updated 13 May 2014 + show all updates
  1. Government response on Competitive Allocation.
  2. First published.