Ofgem has set out plans for a much more active System Operator (SO) that would help direct and co-ordinate transmission investment in Great Britain, and a more competitive regime to deliver regulated investments where possible.
Ofgem has set out plans to apply a “cap and floor” financial regime to three of four interconnector proposals submitted during September’s application window. The regulator decided there was no consumer benefit for a fourth, Greenlink, to be allo
The UK has slipped another place in EY's Renewable Energy Attractiveness Index, a quarterly summary of investment markets worldwide, to its lowest place since the index started 12 years ago.
“Does an EU Member State trust that another Member State will not close its borders in an emergency?” That was how Florian Ermacora, head of wholesale markets at DG Energy’s electricity and gas unit, summed up a key question that arose again and a
CfDs: EDP offers tips on improving investability
Two major generating stations without Capacity Market contracts could be set to close in 2016. Both counted on winning contracts for grid support services to maintain their economic viability.
The current incarnation of the Short Term Operating Reserve market has been in place for around eight years, running three tenders a year.
What brings the demand side to the table? Alastair Martin, chief strategy officer at Flexitricity, says they need infinite patience. “A lot of the companies we deal with are very big companies.
There is a raft of options for bringing the demand side into managing the electricity network. They have policy attention, but there is a way to go to turn that into effective action, Flexitrixity's founder tells Janet Wood.
Our energy system is becoming increasingly part of a European market and we expect it to become more so as new electricity interconnectors allow GB to import and export much more power. But do our neighbours share our coming 'margin crunch' and will their needs fit with ours? Sian Crampsie investigated