The UK is unlikely to see a return to seasonal variation in gas prices, BEIS has concluded.
The way that innovation funding is provided encourages a “silo” approach to research that could hold back innovation, Ian Cameron, head of innovation at UK Power Networks, has suggested.
The fall in production of fly ash in the UK as coal-fired power plants are less frequently used, means the cement and concrete industry has to reassess its supply chain, according to research from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial
Defining storage as generation solves a charging problem for use of the electricity system, but it adds to the planning burden, according to Julian Boswall, a partner at Burgess Salmon lawyers.
“There will be a RIIO 2, and it will have an ex-ante incentive-based output-led approach,” Ofgem chief engineer Peter Bingham told the iGEM annual conference.
National Grid says the electricity supply margin for this winter will be 11.5%, when considering only transmission demand (its measure in past years).
Four companies with large generating plant – SSE, InterGen, VPI-Immingham and Drax – have pleaded with chancellor Philip Hammond to set a “robust and strong” carbon price that will give the industry visibility into the 2020s.
Some fundamentals of the UK’s retail energy market – including licensed suppliers and central settlement – could disappear, if ideas circulating in think tanks and among regulators come to pass.Reshaping regulation published by the Challenging Id
Ancala has appointed Charles Herriott as asset manager to assist in the active management of existing investments in Ancala’s portfolio. Christopher Lee-Evans has been appointed as an analyst in the investment team.
The European electricity market is not fully using its interconnector capacity, so prices are higher in some regions than they need to be, the Agency for the Co-ordination of Energy Regulators (ACER) says.