Decision on 2020-21 Interest During Construction (IDC) rates for offshore transmission projects and cap and floor interconnectors

Publication date
22nd April 2020
Information types
Policy areas

This letter sets out our decision on the specific Interest During Construction (IDC) rates that will apply to those offshore transmission projects and electricity interconnectors granted the cap and floor regime that reach Final Investment Decision (FID) during 2020-21.

  • Offshore transmission IDC: we decided to set the IDC cap rate at 6.81% (pre-tax, nominal) for those offshore transmission projects reaching FID during 2020-21.
  • Interconnector IDC: we decided to set the IDC rate at 2.64% (vanilla, real-RPI) for those cap and floor Window 2 interconnector projects reaching FID during 2020-21.