Government hurries out proposals to relax Capacity Market rules in response to Covid-19 crisis

Michael Holder
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The Capacity Market aims to ensure security of supply during peak periods of demand from the UK power grid
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The Capacity Market aims to ensure security of supply during peak periods of demand from the UK power grid

BEIS seeks to relax obligations and deadlines for back-up power providers to 'reduce administrative and operational burdens' amid pandemic

The government is seeking to relax obligations and deadlines for electricity generators holding contracts to provide back-up power for the UK grid, in a bid to "reduce administrative and operational burdens"...

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