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Contract length analysis for Feed-in Tariff with Contracts for Difference (August 2013)

Summary of onshore and offshore wind analysis.

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Contract length analysis for Feed-in Tariff with Contracts for Difference (August 2013)

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This paper reports on the summary conclusions of analysis conducted by DECC to answer the questions:

  • How does the break even Feed-in Tariff with Contracts for Difference (CFD) strike price change with the contract length of the CFD for renewable generating technologies?

  • Which contract length gives the lowest net present value (NPV) of support payments to generators?

Published 15 August 2013