Press Releases / Announcements

Jul 19, 2019

LCCC published today a Contract for Difference Bulletin with news on the launch of the CfD Dashboards, the publication of the LCCC Annual Report and Accounts 2018/ 2019 and the forthcoming ILR/TRA teleconference. 

Jul 12, 2019

LCCC is delighted to announce the launch of new CfD dashboards on this website. These new windows onto data held by LCCC build on our existing capabilities, with the aim of improving understanding of the CfD scheme and how its projects are progressing. Read the full announcement here.


Jul 12, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the LCCC Annual report and accounts for 2018-2019 is now available. Read the press release here.


Jul 09, 2019

Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) is delighted to announce that the Common Barn onshore wind farm started to receive CfD payments for generated electricity on 18 June. Read the full announcement here.

Jun 26, 2019

LCCC has determined the Interim Levy Rate (ILR) and the Total Reserve Amount (TRA) for the period from 01 October 2019 to 31 December 2019. Full details here.



Jun 20, 2019

The first phase of Orsted’s Hornsea One, a Contract for Difference (CfD) project, has passed the tests required for its Operational Conditions Precedent (OCP). This phase of the project achieved a confirmed start date of 2 May and is now receiving CfD payments. Read the full announcement here.

May 31, 2019

Read the full announcement in the Allocation Round 3 Resource Portal.

May 29, 2019

ESC has published today the Capacity Market Stress Event Guide, which incorporates feedback from suppliers following the consultation in March 2019.

May 29, 2019

Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) is delighted to announce that four onshore wind farms, Achlachan, Bad a Cheo, Kype Muir and Mynydd Y Gwair have recently passed all the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Operational Conditions Precedent (OCPs). An offshore wind farm, Beatrice, has also completed the OCP requirements for its second phase. Read the full announcement here.

May 21, 2019

LCCC’s Forecasting team held today 1 May 2019, a teleconference on the Interim Levy Rate (ILR) and Total Reserve Amount (TRA) for Q3 2019 (01 July 2019 to 30 Sept 2019). A recording of the session is available to watch here