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BEIS publishes final package of documents relating to Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3, commencing the Round

May. 01, 2019
BEIS have today published the final package of documents relating to Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3. This formally opens the third CfD Allocation Round, confirming the application window will open on 29 May 2019 and close on 18…

Minor and Necessary Modifications Guidance

April. 18, 2019
LCCC has published today updated Guidance on applications for Minor and Necessary Modifications to the CFD, reflecting minor changes to the administrative process. View and download the document here.

Supplementary response to consultation on CfD changes and revised draft Standard Terms and Conditions and all variants of CfD Agreement published by BEIS

April. 17, 2019
The Government’s supplementary response to its consultation on changes to the CfD and revised draft Standard Terms and Conditions and all variants of the CfD Agreement for Allocation Round 3 were published today. The final clean versions of the CfD…

CfD AR3 Masterclass Thursday 9 May 2019

April. 11, 2019
LCCC is pleased to confirm that it is hosting its final CfD AR3 training event on Thursday 9 May 2019.   Timings:  9.30 am - 4 pm Where:     Prospero House, 241 Borough High Street, London SE1 1GA Nearest tube: Borough    Who's it for:   The…

CfD AR3 Company Registration is now open

April. 10, 2019
The registration process for the Contracts for Difference (CFD) Third Allocation Round has now opened.   CfD Registration We are pleased to announce that the registration process for the Contracts for Difference Third Allocation Round has now…

CfD Delivery Body Application Guidance is published

February. 25, 2019
The CfD Delivery Body Application Guidance is now available on the National Grid EMR Website.   To access the Application Guidance please visit https://www.emrdeliverybody.com/CfD/Round-3.aspx

Slides from AR3 event 12 February

February. 15, 2019
Earlier this week we held an ‘Introduction to CfD Allocation Round 3’ event, which was attended by a wide range of representatives from across the industry. The slides from the event are now available for everyone to download from this portal.…

BEIS publishes Exemptions Request Notice for CfD AR3

February. 15, 2019
On 14 February, BEIS published an Exemptions Request Notice for CfD allocation round 3, which is planned to open by May 2019.   Under the CfD regulations, the Non-Delivery Disincentive aims to incentivise generating stations at certain sites that…

Contracts for Difference - Generator Guide (1st edition)

February. 13, 2019
LCCC have today published their Generator Guide to help applicants through the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3 (AR3) process. Click to download the CfD Generator Guide from the LCCC website.

Event: Introduction to CfD Allocation Round 3, 12 February 2019

January. 25, 2019
Following the recent publication of the draft Allocation Framework and in preparation for the third Contracts for Difference Allocation Round (AR3), the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Low Carbon Contracts Company (…

BEIS publishes Draft Allocation Framework

January. 21, 2019
BEIS has today published the Draft Allocation Framework. The draft Allocation Framework sets out the rules of the third Contracts for Difference Allocation Round and the eligibility requirements applicants must satisfy. For full details, please…

LCCC training course "Introduction to Contracts for Difference" - 24 January 2019

January. 11, 2019
Following the expression of interests received at the end of last year, LCCC is pleased to confirm that we are organising our second free training session titled “Introduction to Contracts for Difference” on Thursday 24 January, in central London (…

BEIS publishes response to the consultation on changes to the CfD contract and related documents

December. 18, 2018
On 18 December, BEIS published a suite of documents relating to the third Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round, which is planned to open by May 2019. BEIS has today published: a government response to the August 2018 consultation…

BEIS issues supply chain plan guidance: CfD AR3

November. 27, 2018
Following Claire Perry’s announcement of the budget for the third CfD allocation round, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the Supply Chain Plan Guidance. This Guidance sets out details of how projects…

CfD: BEIS issues draft budget notice for the third allocation round

November. 21, 2018
Eligible projects will compete for an annual budget of £60 million in the third CfD allocation round for the delivery years 2023 to 2024 and 2024 to 2025. The allocation round will be subject to a total capacity cap of 6GW, subject to State aid…

New LCCC training course: “Introduction to Contracts for Difference”

November. 16, 2018
Register your interest now for the first course date on 27 November

Allocation Round 3 (AR3) developments

October. 15, 2018
There have been two previous CFD allocation rounds. The first round results were published 26 February 2015 and the second round results were published on 11 September 2017. The third CFD allocation round is planned to open by May 2019, and…