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

Government lowers target capacity for delayed T-1 auction

It has been reduced from 4.6GW to 2.7GW

EU approves €5bn Polish energy scheme, probes surcharge reductions

It will support combined heat and power installations connected to the district heating networks in Poland

Next Capacity Market auction planned for June

National Grid Electricity System Operator was told to rearrange the postponed T-1 auction ‘as soon as reasonably practicable’

Short Fuse Episode 38

Short Fuse episode featuring the latest energy news and insights.

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

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Government extends window for Capacity Market ‘top-up auction’

The timeframe for the proposed auction will now be open until the end of August “as a contingency measure”

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

Profit warning from SSE after EU suspends energy subsidy scheme

The Big Six energy supplier has also lost 160,000 customers

EU appeals against court’s Capacity Market ruling

The European Commission has not yet opened an in-depth investigation into the UK’s power auction scheme