Enabling a High Renewable, Net Zero Electricity System: Call for Evidence

Closed 8 Mar 2021

Opened 14 Dec 2020


Achieving our ambitious climate targets will require significant levels of renewable deployment. Making sure we have the right policy framework to support this deployment will be crucial to delivering net zero while minimising costs for consumers.

The government is seeking views on how the industry is approaching the financing and deployment of renewable technologies, and how this may change in the future. Responses will be used to explore options to evolve the current Contracts for Difference mechanism for future allocation rounds.

Extension to consultation end date

In the light of COVID-19, we have extended the consultation period to 8 March 2021 to give people more time to respond.

What happens next

The government will review all responses submitted and build this evidence into future policy design. If you have any questions please get in touch at beiscontractsfordifference@beis.gov.uk


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