Policy paper

CfDs for non-UK renewable electricity projects

The government has been considering the benefits of supporting renewable electricity projects located outside the United Kingdom.

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


DECC non-UK CFD August 2014

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This document outlines the existing high level issues regarding the use of Contracts for Difference (‘CfDs’) to incentivise the development of new renewable electricity projects connected to the electricity systems of Great-Britain (‘GB’) but located outside the UK. It sets out indicative areas of work that would need to be addressed to open the UK CfD scheme to eligible non-UK renewable electricity projects.

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Published 4 August 2014