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S&P writes for Business Green about why policy clarity for the UK’s ‘Contracts for Difference’ scheme is vital for a greener future

The contracts for difference (CfD) scheme, which awards subsidy contracts for green energy developers, is a vital tool when it comes to reforming the UK’s electricity market and reducing the country’s carbon footprint, argues Michael Wilkins, head of environmental research at Standard & Poor’s in an opinion piece for leading sustainability magazine, BusinessGreen. Because of …

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CfDs can pave the path for investment in clean energy for the U.K., says S&P in Responsible Investor

As the U.K. looks to source more of its electricity from clean, low-carbon sources, Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance at Standard & Poor’s argues that the ‘Contract for Difference’ (CfD) scheme will play a vital role in encouraging the investment such power projects need. Writing for specialist magazine, Responsible Investor, Wilkins explains that …

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