Policy paper

NERA Economic Consulting report: Changes in Hurdle Rates for Low Carbon Generation Technologies

An independent report on the estimated cost of capital impacts associated with Contracts for Difference, commissioned from NERA.

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

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Changes in Hurdle Rates for Low Carbon Generation Technologies due to the Shift from the UK Renewables Obligation to a Contracts for Difference Regime

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This report assesses changes in hurdle rates for Low Carbon Generation Technologies due to the shift from the UK Renewables Obligation to a Contracts for Difference regime. DECC commissioned NERA Economic Consulting to review the available evidence relevant to their assumed reductions in investor hurdle rates required under CfDs.

Published 19 December 2013