Capacity Market Code Modifications Working Group 19 - Timetable

04 June 2021


Capacity Market Code Working Group 19 Modifications Timetable

The Capacity Remuneration Mechanism (CRM) is a competitive element of the Single Electricity Market designed to ensure electricity security of supply across the island of Ireland.  Competitive auctions secure the necessary capacity to meet demand for delivery in a specified year.

Section B.12 of the CMC sets out the Modifications process and contains details in regards to submitting a proposal, the process of discussing proposals through Working Groups and the consultation and decisions process.

During Working Group 19, which took place on 20 May 2021, seven proposals were presented.

This timetable relates to how the RAs plan to consult and make a decision relating to the following proposals:

  • CMC_05_21: Substitution of Candidate Units
  • CMC_06_21: NIRO and the CRM: Compliance with State aid approval
  • CMC_07_21: Reduced Applications for Qualification
  • CMC_08_21: Ex-post Verification of Compliance with the CO2 Limits
  • CMC_09_21: Addition of time for RAs consideration of SFC Extension Request
  • CMC_10_21: Modification to the provisions for Market Registration of Demand Side Units
  • CMC_11_21: Extension of ASTN Arrangements

Today, 4 June 2021, the RAs have published the CMC modification timetable for these proposed modifications.  

As set out in the timetable the RAs intend to consult on the modifications from 9 July – 10 August 2021.