Insight 23rd October 2020

Insights: CfD investor analysis

As part of Electricity Market Reform (EMR), the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism was developed to address two key challenges: reducing the cost of capital, and increasing the pool of investors in low carbon generation. What can we learn from looking at investors' responses to the CfD? And what might its success mean for additional technologies, sectors and the future of EMR?