Insight 8th December 2020

Insights: Stepping stones to Allocation Round 4

The fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, set to open in late 2021, may well be the largest ever auction for renewables in the world. With its aims to double the capacity of renewable energy compared to AR3 and offer support for more technology types, AR4 promises to be an ambitious step on the road to Net Zero. So what are the key steps in the AR4 process, and what should potential bidders look out for in coming months?