The Excess Capacity Charge, or DCP161, is a legislation, introduced from April 2018, that could affect business electricity customers who have a half-hourly settled meter.
The DCP161 is a change to the DCUSA (Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement).
The change will remove the excess capacity charge discount that has previously been applied in circumstances where customers breach their contracted capacities.
When will the Excess Capacity Charge be implemented?
The implementation of the Excess Capacity Charge (DCP161) is 1st April 2018