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The Electricity Capacity Regulations 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.“Providing electricity”; “reducing demand for electricity”; “electricity supplier”

    4. 4.“Generating CMU”

    5. 5.“Demand side response CMU”

    6. 5A."Interconnector CMU"

  3. PART 2 Reliability standard

    1. 6.Reliability standard

  4. PART 3 Electricity capacity reports

    1. 7.Annual electricity capacity report

    2. 8.Electricity capacity reports: supplementary

    3. 9.Information, directions, and assumptions

  5. PART 4 Capacity auctions

    1. CHAPTER 1 Determining whether capacity auction is to be held

      1. 10.Determining whether capacity auction is to be held

    2. CHAPTER 2 Auction parameters

      1. 11.Meaning of auction parameters

      2. 12.Determination of auction parameters by the Secretary of State

      3. 13.Adjustment of auction parameters following prequalification

    3. CHAPTER 3 Eligibility criteria and prequalification

      1. 14.Eligibility to bid in capacity auctions

      2. 15.General eligibility criteria

      3. 16.Excluded capacity: low carbon support scheme CMUs

      4. 17.Excluded capacity: NER 300 and CCS grant scheme CMUs

      5. 18.Excluded capacity: long term STOR CMUs

      6. 19.Regulations 16 and 17: interpretation

    4. CHAPTER 4 Determining eligibility and holding capacity auctions

      1. 20.General duty of Delivery Body

      2. 21.Auction guidelines

      3. 22.Determination of eligibility

      4. 23.Notifying prequalification results to the Secretary of State

      5. 24.Holding the capacity auction

      6. 25.Notification of results

      7. 26.Cancellation, postponement or stopping of capacity auction

      8. 27.Power to annul capacity auction

      9. 28.Rearranged capacity auctions

    5. CHAPTER 5 DSR transitional auctions

      1. 29.DSR transitional auctions

      2. 29A.Second DSR transitional auction

  6. PART 5 Capacity agreements, capacity market register and termination

    1. 30.Capacity agreements

    2. 30A.Transfer of a capacity agreement

    3. 31.Capacity market register

    4. 32.Termination fee rates

    5. 33.Termination of capacity agreements: Secretary of State's discretion

    6. 33A.Reduction of the duration of capacity agreements: Secretary of State’s discretion

    7. 34.Termination of capacity agreements: CFDs and ROO conversions

    8. 35.Null and void capacity agreements

  7. PART 6 Payments

    1. CHAPTER 1 General

      1. 36.The settlement calculations

      2. 37.Data default notices

      3. 38.Invoices and credit notes: general

    2. CHAPTER 2 Calculations and determinations: capacity providers

      1. 39.Determination of adjusted load-following capacity obligation, net output and adjusted net output

      2. 40.Capacity payments

      3. 41.Capacity provider penalty charges

      4. 42.Over-delivery payments

      5. 43.Termination fees

      6. 43ZA.Termination fees: adjustment for DSR providers

      7. 43A.Non-completion fee

      8. 43B.Repayment of capacity payments: termination

      9. 43C.Repayment of capacity payments: metering fault

    3. CHAPTER 3 Calculations and determinations: electricity suppliers

      1. 44.Settlement costs levy: the first levy period

    4. CHAPTER 4 Payment and non-payment

      1. 45.General

      2. 46.Payment of invoices and accruing interest

      3. 47.The non-payment register

      4. 48.Payment of credit notes

      5. 49.Reducing capacity payments: unpaid capacity provider penalty charges

      6. 49A.Reducing capacity payments: offsetting relevant expenditure

      7. 50.Reducing capacity payments: failure to demonstrate satisfactory performance

      8. 51.Withholding credit payments to capacity providers

      9. 52.Payment of withheld credit

  8. PART 7 Credit cover

    1. CHAPTER 1 General

      1. 53.Application of this Part and interpretation

      2. 54.Credit cover: requirements

      3. 55.Approval of credit cover

      4. 56.Maintenance of credit cover

      5. 57.Downgrade of letter of credit

      6. 58.Release of credit cover

    2. CHAPTER 2 Applicant credit cover

      1. 59.Requirement to provide applicant credit cover

      2. 60.Credit obligation period

      3. 61.Draw down of applicant credit cover

      4. 62.Effect of non-compliance

  9. PART 8 Information

    1. 63.Duties to provide information

    2. 64.Limitation on duty to provide information

    3. 65.Protection of information

    4. 66.Disclosure of information under capacity market rules

  10. PART 9 Enforcement

    1. 67.Relevant requirements

  11. PART 10 Dispute resolution and appeals

    1. CHAPTER 1 Delivery Body decisions

      1. 68.Delivery body reviewable decisions

      2. 69.Requesting reconsideration by the Delivery Body

      3. 70.Appeals to the Authority

      4. 71.Determination of appeal by the Authority

      5. 72.Appeals to the court

      6. 73.Consequences of successful review or appeal

    2. CHAPTER 2 Settlement Body decisions

      1. 74.Disputes

      2. 75.Disputes notice

      3. 76.Determination of disputes

  12. PART 11 Capacity market rules

    1. 77.Authority's power to make capacity market rules

    2. 78.Objectives

    3. 79.Procedure

  13. PART 12 Other functions of the administrative parties

    1. 80.Appointment of Settlement Body

    2. 81.Review by Secretary of State

    3. 82.Review of capacity market rules

    4. 83.Annual operational reports

    5. 84.Settlement Body's annual report

  14. PART 13 Miscellaneous

    1. 85.Restricted liability in damages

    2. 86.Documents

  15. PART 14 Transitory provisions and repeal

    1. 87.Transitory provisions: the first T-4 auction

    2. 87A.Transitory provisions: the second T-4 auction

    3. 87B.Transitory provisions: the third T-4 auction and supplementary auction

    4. 87C.Transitory provisions: the T-3 auction

    5. 88.Repeal

  16. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Settlement calculations

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Weighting factor

      3. 3.Capacity payments: calculations to be made annually for each capacity committed CMU

      4. 4.Capacity payments: calculations to be made monthly for each capacity provider

      5. 5.Capacity provider penalty charges: calculation of settlement period penalty applying to a capacity committed CMU

      6. 6.Capacity provider penalty charges: calculation of monthly penalty charge for a capacity committed CMU

      7. 6A.Capacity provider penalty charges: apportionment

      8. 7.Over-delivery payments

      9. 8.Apportionment between capacity providers

      10. 9.Settlement costs levy: the first levy period

    2. SCHEDULE 2


      1. 1.The provisions of this Schedule— (a) apply to a document,...

      2. 2.A document must be in writing and dated.

      3. 3.A document given to a person on a non-working day...

      4. 4.A document may be given to a person by—

      5. 5.For the purposes of paragraph 4(a) a document is given...

      6. 6.For the purposes of paragraph 4(d), a document is given...

      7. 7.A person may, in substitution for the proper address which...

      8. 8.In this Schedule— “dedicated portal” means a facility on a...

  17. Explanatory Note

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