Confirmation of AR3 timelines published

Milestones in the AR3 timeline on the landing page of this portal have been updated to reflect the timings confirmed in BEIS’ Allocation Round notice published on 1 May 2019, based on the longest route through the process, including qualification reviews and appeals.

 

In addition, the below table includes the dates for the shortest and longest routes through the Allocation process.

 

 

Description

Earliest possible dates

Latest possible dates

CfD Allocation Application Window

 

29 May--18 June 2019

29 May-- 18 June 2019

Qualification Assessment Window 

19 June-- 9 July 2019

(15 working days)

19 June--9 July 2019

(15 working days)

Window for Non-Qualifying applicants to request a non-qualification review

N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify

10--16 July 2019

Non-Qualifying Review assessment: Applicants notified of outcome (a “non-qualification review notice”) 

N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify

17--30 July 2019

Window for Non-Qualifying applicants to request a Qualification Appeal

N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify

31 July--7 August 2019

Ofgem review Qualification appeals 

N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify

16 August--27 September 2019

 

Inform applicants if allocation process is required and invite sealed bids (if auction), i.e., issue Notice of auction

18 July 2019

8 October 2019

Sealed bid window

 

19 July - 25 July 2019

9--15 October 2019

Run Allocation and Independent Audit process

26 July – 13 August 2019

16--31 October 2019

CfD Notification (Results go out)

 

18 August---19 August 2019

4--5 November 2019

Contracts processed and distributed

 

20 August--3 September 2019

6--20 November 2019

Sign contracts and return to LCCC

4 September--17 September 2019

21 November--4 December 2019