SSE calls on government to increase offshore wind cap

This year’s Contract for Difference (CfD) auction includes a capacity cap of 6GW for low carbon power

EU approves new emissions limits in Italian capacity market scheme

The changes will prevent coal plants from taking part in the auction, with the first one scheduled to take place later this year

Offshore wind turbines
UK launches third Contracts for Difference round

The latest auction will support up to 6GW of new renewable energy, enough to power around 350,000 homes each year

Government lowers target capacity for delayed T-1 auction

It has been reduced from 4.6GW to 2.7GW

Ofgem considers closing investigation into power exchange firm EPEX

The company has committed to implementing steps that will avoid distorting competition

Registration open for £60m CfD round

Projects will compete for a total capacity of 6GW for delivery years 2023/24 and 2024/25

Government faces fresh legal action over Capacity Market scheme

Tempus Energy argues the government has a legal duty to halt the scheme following its suspension by the EU Court

EU Commission investigates UK’s Capacity Market scheme

It follows the EU Court’s landmark ruling which led to the suspension of the scheme last November

UKPN commits £12m for flexible energy services

Businesses are being invited to register to tender until 12th March

Top-up capacity market auction planned for next summer

BEIS reiterated it is ‘working closely’ with the European Commission on the necessary steps for the scheme to be investigated ‘as quickly as possible’