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Electricity Generation

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 53278, tabled on 16 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of introducing a Market Stability Mechanism Contract for Difference.

Answered on

21 November 2016

A number of stakeholders have suggested the concept of a market-stabilising Contract for Difference for Pot 1 technologies. Officials are currently assessing these suggestions, and Ministers have therefore not yet made any decisions regarding the proposed options.

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