Press Releases / Announcements

Aug 09, 2019

Low Carbon Contracts Company Ltd (LCCC) and Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) are pleased to announce that Regina Finn has been appointed as their new Chair and will commence her appointment on 2 September 2019. To find out more, here is our full announcement.

Aug 07, 2019

ESC has today published an Electricity Supplier and Capacity Market Bulletin about readiness for the potential re-start of the Capacity Market. 

Jul 31, 2019Archived

LCCC is pleased to announce the publication of the Annual Report and Accounts of its sister company, the Electricity Settlements Company (ESC).  Read the press release here.

Jul 25, 2019

Our Forecasting team hosted a teleconference on 24 July about the Quarter 4 2019 Supplier Obligation Levy Rate and 15-month forecast. It also included an overview of our new CfD Dashboards.  A pre-recorded version is now available to watch here.

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 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.