Ofgem has confirmed it will guarantee returns for investors in three new interconnector projects with a total capacity of 4.2GW.
National Grid Gas will be unable to maintain supply pressures in large areas of the gas transmission network under most of its future scenarios, with Scotland and northeastern England worst affected.
The Clean Growth Strategy has changed the tone of discussions about reducing carbon emissions, according to a report on the strategy from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Leaving the pan-European Internal Energy Market (IEM) could raise energy bills and create supply shortages, a House of Lords committee has warned.
Ofgem is facing major internal upheaval this year.
As battery applications become more common among consumers, some measurement challenges must be met to cut the cost of commercialisation, according to the National Physical Laboratory (NPL).
National Grid believes that a new pan-European market for reserve power can meet 25% of the GB system’s balancing needs and cut GB balancing costs by €13 million a year.
Last year the UK’s share of loans from the European Investment Bank (EIB) fell to a third of that in the previous year. In a review of 2017, the EIB said it had approved 901 projects in the year, up 15% on 2016.
National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) has fiercely resisted Ofgem claims about the costs of building and operating a transmission line to transport power from Hinkley Point C.
ElectraLink, the Code Administrator for the Distribution Code Use of System Agreement (DCUSA) will be acting as chair and secretariat for the Code Administrators Code of Practice (CACoP) in 2018.