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GB Capacity Market Reinstated

Last week the European Commission ruled that the GB Capacity Market should be restored, following its suspension in November 2018 (see here). The press release from the Commission can be found here. The UK Government’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed that: Previously suspended payments will be restored and paid by … Continue reading

GB capacity market – appeal delayed

There have been developments in the story around the suspension of the GB capacity market since our last post here. This story on the Utility Week web site reports that the appeal being brought on the European Commission against the suspension of the market has been delayed. The appeal is to be heard either in … Continue reading

GB Capacity Market update

The story around the GB Capacity Market continues, following its suspension last November (see here) and the start of an appeal (see here). Ofgem, GB’s  National Regulatory Authority,  has rejected the proposal  to continue with Capacity Market payments using a temporary scheme as per “notice P378” for now. This is because Ofgem do not believe … Continue reading

GB Capacity market developments

Following the suspension of Great Britain’s Capacity Market following a ruling by the European Court of Justice (see here) and some interim actions by the UK’s Business, Energy and Industry Strategy  department (BEIS) (see here), the European Commission has lodged an appeal. The appeal is reported here on The Energyst’s web site and also here … Continue reading

GB Capacity Market developments

Last November, the GB Capacity Market was suspended, following a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that the design broke the state aid rules of the European Union (see here). Since the suspension, the UK’s department for Business, Energy and Industry Strategy (BEIS) has announced that  existing payments will be honoured for now, … Continue reading

Capacity market suspended in GB

Last Thursday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favour of Tempus Energy, against the European Commission, annulling the Commission’s State aid approval for the UK Capacity Market. As a result the Capacity Market in Great Britain has been suspended. The notice from the UK Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) can … Continue reading