Blogs and Insights
Our Insights and blog posts are aimed at drawing out and sharing what we have learnt from how the CfD and CM schemes are currently operating to enable the energy sector to play its role in achieving UK Net Zero by 2050.
Today, the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt announced in his Autumn Statement that cheap, low carbon, reliable energy must sit at the heart of any modern economy and that energy efficiency and energy independence are key to the UK’s approach.
Yesterday, COP27 began in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh. Hundreds of diplomats and officials world-wide have arrived to explore and negotiate strategies for international climate action.
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…
This presentation has been prepared by Grant Thornton based on a report for the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) in connection with analysing the profile of Contract for Difference (CfD) investors.
Looking back, it’s hard to believe that it was ten years ago that the then Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) undertook its Energy Market Assessment, which recommended Electricity Market Reform.