LCCC-ESC Autumn Conference 2019

LCCC and ESC are hosting a full-day conference on the Electricity Market Reform schemes that the companies administer: the Contract for Difference and the Capacity Market. 

When and where is it?

Thursday 14 November 2019, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm, Dartmouth House, London

Outline Agenda

08.45-09.30        Registration and coffee
09.30-09.40        Welcome – Regina Finn, Chair LCCC and ESC
09.40-10.20        ‘A year is a long time in EMR…’

A round-up by LCCC staff of the key events in the sphere of the CfD and CM:

•    The results of Allocation Round 3 and their effect on the CfD portfolio
•    Capacity Market standstill and restart – a challenge to the system

10.20-11.15        The Supplier perspective: Dan Starman, Cornwall Insight

Followed by a panel discussion – “how should suppliers view CfD and CM going forward alongside other third party charges?”, with:

•    Dan Starman, Cornwall Insight
•    Barry Coughlan, Ofgem
•    Bogi Hojgaard, LCCC

11.15-11.30        Coffee

11.30-12.30        LCCC Dashboards – a new window onto our data

Followed by a panel discussion – “How low can you go? What level of granularity is appropriate or necessary in public data sets going forward?” with:

•    Dr Richard Dobson, Energy Systems Catapult
•    Steven Steer, Ofgem
•    Stuart Noble, ScottishPower Renewables

12.30-13.30        Lunch

13.30-15.40        Break-out sessions (subject to demand):

•    CM future evolution – ESC, BEIS, Ofgem
•    Policy and regulation forward look – LCCC
•    CM Restart – deep dive – ESC
•    CfD levy forecasting – an introduction – LCCC
•    Settlement system improvement programme – EMRS

15.45-16.00        Summary and close

16:00-17.00        Networking

Delegates can expect to

•    get a detailed view of activity under the schemes in the past year, and the performance of LCCC/ESC in their roles regarding the schemes

•    learn about developments coming up over the next year, including what suppliers and generators can expect to happen as new CfD contracts are added to the  LCCC portfolio and new generators come on stream

•    find out more about the timetable and activities for the restart of the CM.

•    explore issues about CfD and CM data confidentiality and transparency

Who’s this event for?

The conference will provide key intelligence for an audience of suppliers, generators, analysts and a wider set of stakeholders such as energy trade associations and consumer groups. 

How do I register?

To register your interest in attending, email:

Autumn Conference