Distribution network operators (DNOs) have to become more like distribution system operators (DSOs) to help manage energy locally and use both supply and demand to balance.
European energy market participants would have incurred sanctions over the past year for market manipulation if national regulators had had the required powers, a report from the EU’s Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (Acer) reveals
Renewable energy technologies are “no longer outliers” in levelised cost of energy (Lcoe), when the costs of electricity generation options are compared, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Technical issues at the Rough storage facility have forced Centrica Storage Ltd (CSL) to ask the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for a steer on how it will approach changes in its operating regime, before it can inform the market what stor
Stuart Stephens, commercial director at the Non-Fossil Purchasing Agency (NFPA), describes the organisation as “legacy”.
“People talk about smart cities, and it’s a hundred different things to a hundred different people, but essentially it’s just infrastructure,” says Paul Brodrick.
The big surprise of the inaugural Capacity Market (CM) auction was the large number of small gas and diesel-fuelled plants that sought – and won – contracts, mostly as new-build suppliers.
George Grant is managing director of Stag Energy, and a director of Watt Power, which has two peaking gas-fired plants with development consent orders that can join this year’s auction.
Prequalification for this second Capacity Market (CM) auction closed slightly later than planned, on 28 August.
Energy networks are subject to “exemplary” regulation by Ofgem and few consumers want more information about how the detail of how they are funded and run, says Citizens Advice.