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Energy Act 2008

Applications for schemes

204.Paragraphs 3 to 10 set out rules governing applications for a property scheme including: the timing of applications; the giving of notice of an application to relevant persons; and the making of representations on an application to the Authority.

205.Paragraph 3 states the parties who may apply for a scheme, namely the preferred bidder, the successful bidder or an asset owner. The definitions of preferred bidder and successful bidder are set out in paragraphs 35 and 36. In essence, a preferred bidder is a particular person to whom the Authority has announced it will grant the offshore transmission licence if certain matters are resolved to the Authority’s satisfaction.

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