contracts for difference

May 3, 2024
Solar Energy UK celebrates a significant milestone as membership reaches new record, highlighting growth in the UK’s renewable energy sector.
April 3, 2024
Gareth Simkins examines the winning projects of AR5 and looks ahead to assess how solar is likely to fare in future rounds.
January 16, 2024
The UK government has outlined several amendments to the contracts for difference (CfD) scheme which could impact solar from AR7.
November 16, 2023
The government has today (16 November) revealed that the administrative strike price for the latest Contracts for Difference round will be £61/MWh.
April 14, 2023
Following a tumultuous 2022, the Government’s new Energy Security Plan was a hugely welcome ray of sunshine for the solar industry. Solar Energy UK’s senior communications adviser Gareth Simkins reflects on the transformation of attitudes in Downing Street.
April 3, 2023
The Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction is now open for applications, with a £205 million budget available to support renewable energy projects.
March 16, 2023
The UK Government has announced a £205 million budget for the fifth Contracts for Difference (CfD) funding round, which is the first auction to run annually and the second in which solar can participate since 2015.
November 22, 2022
The solar sector has criticised the introduction of a windfall tax on electricity generators, which it has warned could have a ‘perverse’ impact on the sector.
August 4, 2022
Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) have now received all of the 99 signed contacts from July’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction, as projects start eying their first contractual milestones.
July 12, 2022
Solar Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville takes a look at last weeks CfD auction winners and how the projects are spread out around Britain.

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