Blogs & Insights

20th October, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

23rd October, 2020

As the first steps on the road to Electricity Market Reform, the Contract for Difference (CfD) framework and transition to auctions delivered a well-needed shock to the industry.

13th October, 2020

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.