Policy paper

Contract for Difference:Final allocation framework for the October 2014 allocation round (October 2014)

The Secretary of State has issued the final Allocation Framework for the October 2014 allocation round, confirming it will commence on 14 October 2014.

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


Contract for Difference: final allocation framework for the October 2014 allocation round (October 2014)

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The Allocation Regulations set out the eligibility requirements an applicant must satisfy in order to be eligible for a CFD. The Allocation Framework sets out some supplementary qualification criteria applicable to private network generators at rule 4 (policy in respect of which was confirmed in the publication) and for phased offshore wind generators at rule 5; it contains the allocation process which applies to an allocation round from rule 9; the valuation formula to be used by the delivery body to value applications against available budgets at schedule 2 and details of the evidence that the delivery body will be required to assess when carrying out eligibility checks at schedule 4.

Published 2 October 2014