Government mulls clamp down on wind farm CfD delays

The government is examining changes to the rules governing Contracts for Difference (CfD) projects to prevent developers delaying their participation in the support scheme in order to take advantage of soaring wholesale market electricity prices. During a debate on updates to the CfD regulations in the House of Lords, energy minister Lord Callanan said the government has already made it clear to the industry that such actions are "not within the spirit of the scheme".

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