Update on the non-qualification review assessment and the AR3 timeline

The EMR Delivery Body has announced today that the non-qualification review assessment process is now complete and, as a result, scenarios 1, 2, 4, and 5 are no longer applicable. Read the full announcement here.

This means that Scenario 3 applies. The AR3 Timeline has been updated to reflect these changes as below. The white cells depict the remaining steps of the process.

Description Scenario 1: Shortest Timeline - All qualify Scenario 2: No Review(s) raised Scenario 3: Review(s) raised and all qualified Scenario 4: No Appeal(s) raised Scenario 5: Longest Timeline - Appeal(s) raised
CfD Allocation Application Window 29 May--18 June 2019 29 May--18 June 2019 29 May--18 June 2019 29 May--18 June 2019 29 May--18 June 2019
Qualification Assessment Window   19 June--09 July 2019
(15 working days)
19 June--09 July 2019
(15 working days)
19 June--09 July 2019
(15 working days)
19 June--09 July 2019
(15 working days)
19 June--09 July 2019
(15 working days)
Applicants notified of outcome of Qualification Assessment 09 July 2019 09 July 2019 09 July 2019 09 July 2019 09 July 2019
Window for non-qualifying applicants to request a Non-Qualification Review N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify 10 July--16 July 2019 10 July--16 July 2019 10 July--16 July 2019 10 July--16 July 2019
Non-qualifying Review assessment: applicants notified of outcome (a “Non-Qualification Review Notice”)   N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify N/A - scenario 2 assumes no Review(s) raised 17 July--30 July 2019 17 July--30 July 2019 17 July--30 July 2019
Window for non-qualifying applicants to request a Qualification Appeal  N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify N/A - scenario 2 assumes no Review(s) raised N/A - scenario 3 assumes all qualify following Review(s) 31 July--7 August 2019 31 July--07 August 2019
Ofgem review Qualification Appeals   N/A- shortest timeline assumes all applicants qualify N/A - scenario 2 assumes no Review(s) raised N/A - scenario 3 assumes all qualify following Review(s) N/A - scenario 4 assumes no Appeal(s) raised 08 August 2019
Inform applicants if allocation process is required and invite sealed bids (if auction), i.e., issue Notice of auction 18 July 2019 25 July 2019 08 August 2019 16 August 2019 08 October 2019
Sealed bid window 19 July--25 July 2019 26 July--01 August 2019 09 August--15 August 2019 19 August--23 August 2019 09 October--15 October 2019
Run Allocation and Independent Audit process 26 July--12 August 2019 02 August--19 August 2019 16 August--03 September 2019 27 August--11 September 16 October--31 October 2019
CfD Notification (results go out) 15 August---16 August 2019 22 August--23 August 2019 06 September--09 September 2019 16 September--17 September 2019 05 November--06 November 2019
Contracts processed and distributed 19 August--02 September 2019 27 August--09 September 2019 10 September--23 September 2019 18 September--01 October 2019 07 November--20 November 2019
Sign contracts and return to LCCC  03 September--16 September 2019 10 September--23 September 2019 24 September--07 October 2019 02 October--15 October 2019 21 November--04 December 2019

 

Scenario legend:

       
Scenario 1: All applicants qualify        
Scenario 2: No Review(s) raised by non-qualifying applicants      
Scenario 3: Review(s) raised by non-qualifying applicants and all applicants qualify following Review
Scenario 4: No appeal(s) raised by non-qualifying applicants following Review      
Scenario 5: Appeal(s) raised by non-qualifying applicants following Review