Press Releases / Announcements

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

Apr 25, 2019

LCCC has published today updated Guidance on applications for Minor and Necessary Modifications to the CfD, reflecting minor changes to the administrative process. You can view and download the document here.

Apr 25, 2019

The Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) would like to inform Suppliers that the Electricity Capacity (No.1) Regulations 2019, laid in Parliament on 28 February 2019, were made on 9 April 2019 and came into force on 10 April 2019. Suppliers can now choose to make voluntary payments to ESC via the Voluntary Supplier Arrangement in accordance with the new Regulations and as detailed in EMRS Circular EMRC178Working Practice WP199 and the ESC Terms and Conditions. ESC has also published Frequently Asked Questions on the new Voluntary Supplier Arrangement.

Apr 25, 2019

ESC has published the Frequently Asked Questions on the new Voluntary Supplier Arrangement. You can view them here.

Apr 25, 2019

LCCC is launching a new training course aimed at introducing developers of low carbon generation to the CFD scheme and LCCC (the CFD Counterparty).  To find out more and to register please click here.

Apr 25, 2019

The Baseload Market Reference Price (BMRP) is calculated on a seasonal basis pursuant to condition 15 of the Contract for Difference Standard Terms and Conditions. Baseload prices are calculated using a traded volume weighted average based on forward season data received from LEBA. The BMRP is published in April and October of each year. You can view it here.

Apr 25, 2019

We have just published LCCC and ESC's Electricity Supplier Bulletin and you can view it here.

Feb 28, 2019

We have today published ESC's new Electricity Supplier and Capacity Market Bulletin. 

Download the bulletin here.

Feb 13, 2019

We have today published LCCC's Generator Guide to help applicants through the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3 (AR3) process.

Dowload the Generator Guide here.

Jan 30, 2019

Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) is delighted to announce that Banks Renewables’ Middle Muir and EDF Renewables’ Dorenell onshore wind farms, have recently passed all the CfD Operational Conditions Precedent (OCPs). Both generators have started to receive Contracts for Difference payments. Generation eligible for CfD payments commenced on 9 January 2019 for Middle Muir and on 20 December 2018 for Dorenell. Read the full announcement here.