Energy, Policy and Regulation, Sector Focus, UK

UK government consults on considering ‘non-price factors' in CfD auctions

Wind turbines off the coast of Essex, UK. The government says the per-unit price of offshore wind has dropped by nearly 70 per cent between 2015 and 2022 (Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

Under the proposal, applicants to the UK’s contracts for difference scheme could incorporate other elements, such as supply chain sustainability, in their bids. The UK government has published a call for evidence with a view to including "non-price factors" in contracts for difference auctions.  Under the current CfD scheme, designed ...

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