Ofgem has alleged that three companies – energy suppliers Economy Energy and E (Gas and Electricity) and consultancy Dyball Associates – have broken competition law.
Ofgem will consult in late summer on changes to energy-supply licences that could mean suppliers have to face more financial tests.
National Policy Statements for energy projects – including renewable energy – are slipping out of date and there is a “pressing need for revisions”, according to planning expert and blogger Angus Walker of lawyers BDB.
Summit Power says its planned gas-fired power station with carbon capture, the Caledonia Clean Energy Project (CCEP) will be able to ramp its power output up and down, and its cost will stack up against other options, according to feasibility stud
Horizon Nuclear Power, owner of the Wylfa Newyydd new nuclear project in Wales, has submitted an application for a development consent order.
The government is acting to encourage direct investments from UK pension funds into activities that fulfil environmental, social and governance (ESG) aims – such as investments in green energy.
The public inquiry into Northern Ireland’s botched renewable heat incentive (RHI) scheme has heard more evidence of blunders made by officials.
Hermes Investment Management has introduced a carbon tool for fund managers to assess their fund’s carbon performance.
Professor Martin Cave is the preferred candidate to be the new chair of Ofgem. Cave was deputy chair at the UK Competition Commission and deputy panel chair of the Competition and Markets Authority where he argued in favour of a price cap.
New suppliers, asset developers and others using the distribution networks should have a smoother and easier process to work out the costs of using the network, according to central body Electralink.