Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

Electricity Market Reform - the Capacity Market, Contracts for Difference and priorities for the Energy White Paper

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This conference will examine the next steps for reforming the electricity market - including potential changes to the Capacity Market (CM) and Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction processes.


Keynote speakers


We are delighted to include keynote addresses from:


  • Professor Keith Bell, Co-Director, UK Energy Research Centre and Member, Committee on Climate Change;
  • Neil McDermott, Chief Executive, Low Carbon Contracts Company;
  • Richard Smith, Head of Commercial, National Grid ESO; and
  • Mike Thompson, Head of Carbon Budgets, Committee on Climate Change.

The agenda


  • Priorities for Electricity Market Reform and the Energy White Paper;
  • CfD Allocation Round 3 - examining the results;
  • Regulation - the future framework for the CM;
  • The CM - next steps for its development following the government review:
    • Overcoming barriers to decarbonisation whilst maintaining security of supply;
    • Impact of EMR on generators, securing energy supply and limiting costs for consumers;
    • The potential for EMR to further support a level playing field for renewable energy technology and generation; and
  • Meeting net zero targets - and what it means for the EMR;
  • The next phase of EMR - key issues for delivery.
  • Increasing clean generation in the UK energy market - addressing the challenges.

This Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum conference has attracted particularly strong interest from policymakers across the UK. It will be an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with officials who have reserved places representing: BEIS; CCC; Defra; Department for the Economy (NI); DfT; DIT; Health and Safety Executive; MHCLG; OLEV; ONS; Planning Inspectorate; Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet Office; the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government.



Price: £95 PLUS VAT
Format: DOWNLOADABLE PDF


Shortly after every Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum seminar, a briefing document is produced. This is distributed to all delegates on the day as well as to our policymaker contacts in government, and to stakeholders more widely.

A seminar publication provides a timely record of proceedings, and acts as a guide to the latest thinking on current policy issues for those unable to be at the event.

This publication includes

Presentations

Contributions from keynotes and panellists, including accompanying slides*
*Subject to approval


Delegate Pack

Information from the day, including delegate list, biographies and agenda

Q&A

Transcript of questions and comments posed to speakers from attending delegates


Articles

Supplementary articles from speakers
and delegates