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Issue 566 | Capacity Market

Issue 566 | Capacity Market

Josephine Lord Josephine Lord Consultant

Capacity MarketDECC Consultation on Further Reforms to the Capacity Market 1 March 2016 DECC issued this consultation on 1 March which sets out proposed reforms to the capacity market (CM) following its review of the mechanism. It proposes to increase the capacity to be purchased through the next T-4 auction in December 2016, with the current expectation that over 3GW of additional capacity will be bought. This extra 3GW of capacity is likely to be filled first and foremost by existing generation, we note this is likely to be existing gas and coal, and how much new gas that gets built remains dependent upon ...

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