Jade Power Generation Limited - Consent to transfer an electricity generation licence to EDF Energy (Cottam Power) Limited

Publication date
25th October 2016
Information type
Policy area




A.  Jade Power Generation Limited (company registration number 04000132) (“the transferor”) is the holder of Electricity Generation (“the Licence”) granted under section 6(1)(d) of the Electricity Act 1989 (“the Act”).

B.  Section 7A of the Act provides that an Electricity Generation licence may be transferred by the licence holder –

(i)  with the consent of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (“the Authority”); and

(ii) subject to any term of the licence relating to its transfer.

C.  Paragraph 2 of Part 1 of the Licence provides that the Licence is subject to transfer in accordance with the Act, the special conditions or the conditions.

D.  Jade Power Generation Limited has applied to the Authority for its consent to transfer the licence to EDF Energy (Cottam Power) Limited (company registration number 04074196), (“the transferee”).

E.  The transferee has satisfied the Authority as to the criteria set out in section 7A(6) of the Act;

F.  The Authority gave notice under section 7A(9) of the Act of its intention to consent to the transfer of the licence on 01 November 2016 and no objection was received within the period of notice.

Consent to transferWith effect from 25 October 2016 the Authority, pursuant to section 7A of the Act, consents to the transfer of the whole of the licence to the transferee which is proposed to take place on 01 November 2016.

The Official Seal of the Authority hereunto affixed is authenticated by:


Lesley Nugent                Authorised in that behalf by the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority