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The Contracts for Difference (Allocation) Regulations 2014

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Connection agreements

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25.—(1) Paragraphs (2) to (4) are subject to paragraph (5).

(2) Where a direct connection or a partial connection applies or is to apply to the relevant CFD unit, the applicant must provide a copy of each of the connection agreements applicable to the relevant CFD unit which allows such connection.

(3) Where a direct connection or a partial connection does not apply or is not to apply to the relevant CFD unit, the applicant must provide a statement that—

(a)no such connection is, or is to be, applicable; and

(b)no agreement to allow such a connection has been obtained or is to be sought during the period in which a CFD may apply to the relevant CFD unit.

(4) Where a partial connection applies or is to apply to a relevant CFD unit, the applicant must provide a statement setting out how data in respect of metering of electricity supply is to be provided to the CFD counterparty.

(5) The allocation framework which applies to an allocation round may amend, add to or remove the requirements in any of paragraphs (2) to (4) and the general qualification requirements are so modified where such an amendment, addition or removal is made.

(6) In this regulation—

“connection agreement” means an agreement to connect to—

(a)

the national transmission system for Great Britain; or

(b)

the distribution system,

entered into by the operator of the relevant system;

“direct connection” means a connection to—

(a)

the national transmission system for Great Britain; or

(b)

the distribution system,

which applies to all the electricity generated by the relevant CFD unit;

“partial connection” means a connection to—

(a)

the national transmission system for Great Britain; or

(b)

the distribution system,

which applies to part only of the electricity generated by the relevant CFD unit.

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