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This consultation ended 22 September 2021.

Consultation period:
14 July 2021 to 22 September 2021
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on an expansion to the 2009 Carbon Capture Readiness (CCR) requirements, in partnership with the UK Government.

Consultation description

We are seeking views on changes to the requirements for power plants including:

  • removing the 300 MW minimum capacity threshold
  • moving the requirements from the planning consent process to the environmental permitting process
  • extending the scheme to a wider range of technologies
  • introducing the option to comply through hydrogen conversion or another future decarbonisation technology

This consultation is being held on GOV.UK