Contract for Difference (CfD) United Kingdom 2014

Name of policy Contract for Difference (CfD)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country United Kingdom
Region Europe


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • Feed-in tariffs or premiums
Sector name
  • Electricity and heat
    • Renewables
Policy description
Policy type
  • Renewables1
Policy stringency
Implementation state Implemented
Date of decision 2014
Start date of implementation
End date of implementation
High impact
Impact indicator


Source or references https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/electricity-market-reform-contracts-for-difference
Supports policies
Is supported by policies
Comments (background and assessment)
Status Final

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