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Devolution raises questions over CfD details

The Coalition has confirmed moves to give the Welsh administration greater planning powers in line with the recommendations of the Silk Commission as well as a bigger role in respect of Contracts for Difference.
In the case of CfDs the proposed change would mean the Welsh government would be placed on a similar footing to the Northern Ireland Executive (NIE) which already has some CfD policy clout. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has opened a “call for evidence” over implementation of the CfD framework in Northern Ireland.

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