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EU: Regulators to probe UK power capacity scheme

 |  February 21, 2019

EU state aid regulators opened an in-depth investigation into Britain’s capacity market scheme, three months after an EU court scrapped its 2014 decision approving the project.

The Luxembourg-based General Court ordered the European Commission to get more details on certain elements of the mechanism which pays utilities to make electricity available at short notice.

“The Commission’s investigation will focus, in particular, on the participation of energy consumers offering to reduce their electricity consumption in times of supply disequilibrium in the electricity market,” the EU executive said.

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