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Capacity Market Rules

The Capacity Market Rules provide the detail for implementing the operating framework set out in regulations.

Documents

Informal consolidation of Capacity Market Rules July 2019

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Informal consolidation of Capacity Market Rules July 2017

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Informal consolidation of Capacity Market Rules July 2016

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Keeling schedule for Capacity Market Rules 2014 (Upcoming auctions)

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Keeling schedule for Capacity Market Rules 2014 (Conditional agreement auction)

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Keeling schedule for Capacity Market Rules 2014 (15 November 2018 agreements)

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The Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2020

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The Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 5) Rules 2019

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The Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2019

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Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 4) Rules 2017

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Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 3) Rules 2017

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Capacity Market (Amendment) (No.2) Rules 2017

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Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2017

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The Capacity Market (Amendment) (No.3) Rules 2016

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Capacity Market (Amendment) (No.2) Rules 2016 [Ofgem]

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Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2016

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Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2015

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Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2015

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Capacity Market (Amendment)(No.2) Rules 2014

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Capacity Market (Amendment)(No.1) Rules 2014

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Capacity Market Rules

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Guidance Document - Energy UK list

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Capacity Market Rules frequently asked questions

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Details

Please note Ofgem also have responsibility for managing and making any changes to the Capacity Market Rules. Ofgem Rule amendments are reproduced on this page, but please note that these remain the responsibility of Ofgem, and any version on their website should be considered the most up to date version.

Please note that the informal consolidation is for information only and should not be relied upon as a definitive statement of the Capacity Market Rules.

The rules provide the detail for implementing the operating framework set out in regulations. This means that the rules focus on the technical and administrative rules and procedures for how the Capacity Market operates and includes matters such as procedures relating to the day-to-day running of the Capacity Market, the process by which capacity providers pre-qualify, and rules for running capacity auctions and issuing capacity agreements to successful bidders.

More information on the Capacity Market

Informal consolidation of Capacity Market Rules July 2019

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Published 1 August 2014
Last updated 3 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Capacity Market (Amendment) (No.2) Rules 2020 added.

  2. Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2020 added, CM Rules 2014 Keeling schedule (Upcoming Auctions) updated.

  3. We've added the informal consolidation of Capacity Market Rules (July 2019) and 3 Keeling schedule documents for the Capacity Market Rules 2014.

  4. We’ve added the Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 5) Rules 2019 as a result of them being signed in Parliament on 17 July 2019.

  5. We've added the Capacity Market (Amendment) (No.4) Rules 2019 and removed: Keeling Schedule (Tranche 1) and Keeling Schedule (Tranche 2) as further amendments to the Capacity Market Rules supersede the changes outlined in these schedules.

  6. The Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 3) Rules 2019 added.

  7. Keeling Schedules for Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2019 (Tranches 1 and 2) added.

  8. The Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2019 added.

  9. Capacity Market Rules 2019 published

  10. Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 4) Rules 2017.

  11. Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 3) Rules 2017 published

  12. Updated FAQ's.

  13. Informal consolidation of Capacity Market Rules July 2017 published.

  14. Added 'Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2017', 'Capacity Market (Amendment) (No 2) Rules 2017' and 'Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2015'.

  15. Updated FAQ's.

  16. Updated Capacity Market FAQ's.

  17. Capacity Market Rules frequently asked questions.

  18. Capacity market rules and regulations.

  19. Revised Capacity Market Rules.

  20. Draft Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2015

  21. Capacity Market (Amendment No.2) Rules 2014

  22. Addition of CM guidance doc

  23. Capacity Market (Amendment) rules published.

  24. First published.