Allocation Round 5 Budget Confirmed
The government has confirmed a budget of £205m for the fifth allocation round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme.
Details of the budget are set out in the Budget Notice, and accompanying note, which the government published on 16th March 2023.
Materials for Allocation Round 5 Launch event and Minor and Necessary Modification process published.
AR5 Launch Event materials.
On 23 February 2023, the Contracts for Difference (CfD) delivery partners hosted the CfD Allocation Round 5 (AR5) Launch event online. If you missed the event or would like to re-watch, the recording is now available here. We have also published the slides here and Q&A here.
Key Dates for Allocation Round 5
The key dates for the fifth allocation round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme can now be viewed on the CfD microsite. The dates are provisional and subject to change. The key dates will be updated on the AR5 microsite if there are any changes to the timeline before the allocation round opens to applications.
Allocation Round 5 Launch Event
The Contracts for Difference delivery partners will be hosting an online event ahead of the opening of Allocation Round 5.
This event will be held on MS Teams on 23rd February 2023.
National Grid (ESO) Publishes Draft Guidance
National Grid (ESO) has published Draft Guidance Documents and Videos for Allocation Round 5.
As part of the commitment by NG ESO to co-create guidance documents draft versions of the guidance have been published on the Delivery Portal.
AR5 registration window open
National Grid (NG) ESO has announced that the Contracts for Difference Registration Window is now open for Allocation Round 5, which is due to open in March 2023
Please see the following link: CFD Company Registrations
Exemptions Request Notice
The government has today published the Exemptions Request Notice for Allocation Round 5 (AR5).
Consultation on proposed AR5 contract changes
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today published a consultation on changes to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Standard Terms and Conditions and Private Network Agreement for Allocation Round 5.