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EDC Serial Number EDC0000173
Title Low Carbon Contracts Company Data Portal
Data Location
Linked Dataset outside of EDC
Description The LCCC manages Contracts for Difference (CfD) and the Supplier Obligation Levy that supports low carbon electricity generation in the UK. The portal provides access to CfD, levy and capacity market data.
DOI (none given)
Sector Commercial
Coverage United Kingdom
Start: 01/01/2016
End: 31/12/2023
Usage Rights for this Data UK Open Government Licence (OGL)
You may have to register with the data provider
Data Type Time Series
Parameter Names Capacity market forecast cost, market reference prices, capacity obligation, capacity payments, levy rates and payments, eligible demand, actual and forecast CfD generation, actual and forecast avoided greenhouse gas emissions, forecast and actual CfD payments, CfD contract portfolio status, CfD auction details, forecast strike prices, settlement costs levy, and operational costs levy.
Units (none given)
Number of Records (none given)
IEA Category Energy Economics
Creator of the Data Low Carbon Contracts Company
Data made available by Low Carbon Contracts Company
Format Various
Language English
Project Low Carbon Contracts Company The Low Carbon Contracts Company is owned by the UK Government and manages Contracts for Difference (CFDs) for low carbon electricity generation, and the Supplier Obligation Levy that funds them.
Related Datasets (none given)
Other Information The published datasets can be downloaded as CSV and JSON formats. The data portal also provides an API, allowing the data to be read programmatically. Users can follow a particular dataset, or a particular data publisher on the portal, so that when a particular dataset gets updated, the users will receive email notifications.