Blogs & Insights

17th November, 2022
Blog

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. 

8th November, 2022
Blog

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. 

25th August, 2022
Blog

As Ofgem prepares to release its decision on the domestic energy bill cap this week, it is timely to look at how the money is flowing around the CfD system now and in the coming quarter.

13th May, 2022
Blog

In the current market, where wholesale gas and electricity prices have been high and volatile, LCCC has been receiving a lot of interest in how much money CfD generators have been returning to LCCC.

20th October, 2021
Blog

The Contract for Difference is the flagship scheme supporting Great Britain’s transition to Net Zero by 2050, enabling affordable and diverse low carbon generation.

8th December, 2020
Insight

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…

10th November, 2020
Insight

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…

3rd November, 2020
Insight

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.

27th October, 2020
Insight

Contracts for Difference (CfD) introduced a new type of framework for developing and delivering low-carbon power projects.