Ofgem has assessed the transfer value for the connection to the Lincs wind farm, offshore of Skegness, at £307.7 million, £27.5 million less than developers had requested.
Plans for Wales's first commercial tidal energy farm planned off the coast of Anglesey have been suspended. The £70 million Skerries Tidal Stream Array would have seen five tidal turbines installed half a mile offshore of Holyhead.
OpenEnergi has announced plans to increase the amount of capacity it can offer National Grid to provide Frequency Response five-fold over the next six months.
National Grid has signed contracts that will under which large energy users will reduce their demand or run other sources of generation during peak periods in return for a payment.
Outages at two nuclear stations and fires at two other power stations have prompted National Grid to hold a tender for Supplemental Balancing Reserve supplies for the coming winter.
Credit and collateral requirements for the energy industry could soon exceed £4 billion per year, new research by Cornwall Energy for the Department of Energy and Climate Change has found.
Energy companies are faced this winter with changes to the costs they pay for being "out of balance" that may increase their trading risk. Small suppliers fear they will be worst affected by the change.
The rollout of smart meters across Britain could be costly, be out of date before it is completed, and could have detrimental impact on vulnerable customers.
Policymakers should stop focusing on investment v blackouts, and move their discussion on to the consumer benefits of demand response, says Colin Calder, chief executive of PassivSystems.
Has National Grid been too cautious in its procurement of demand side response?