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(1) if he will re-open his Department's consultation on possible models for a capacity mechanism to seek views on the issue of phantom megawatts;
(2) what consideration his Department gave to phantom megawatts in its recent consultation on possible models for a capacity mechanism.
The recent consultation on possible models for a capacity mechanism considered high level options for a capacity mechanism.
The chosen capacity mechanism design will be announced in a technical update to the White Paper, which will be published around the turn of the year. The detailed design of the mechanism will be developed in the next phase of the project.