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Additional revenues to RO generators as a result of the Carbon Price Floor

Response to a request for information on additional revenues to generators supported by the Renewables Obligation (RO) as a result of the Carbon Price Floor (CPF).

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Request for information on any work DECC has undertaken towards preventing Renewables Obligation (RO) generators from receiving a windfall through the Carbon Price Floor (CPF); DECC’s workings behind estimates of CPF revenues to existing low-carbon generators released to Peter Lilley and the Energy and Climate Change Committee; and an explanation behind the stated increased level of uncertainty around EU ETS price projections post 2020.