Even in adverse market conditions the UK could shut down all its coal plant by 2023 and still “comfortably secure the system until such time as replacement capacity is commissioned”, according to a new report by Trilemma UK for the European Climat
Should the UK expand its focus from building a domestic wind industry to becoming a leader in other renewable energy projects? That was what Blair Lavoie, president of MWH Constructors, MWH Global suggested as the company hosted a visit by energy
Ofgem has begun publishing details of why companies failed to pre-qualify to take part in the contracts for difference (CfD) and Capacity Market (CM) auctions.
The inaugural Contracts for Difference auction for low carbon technologies has resulted in contract offers for 27 projects totalling around 2GW of capacity.
Infinis's landfill gas and wind portfolio give it the cash flow and growth that will take it through a change of ownership, electricity market reform and political uncertainty, its chief executive tells Janet Wood.
Brendan Coyne found independent retailers to be cautious about growing too fast, as they look towards a year with potential political and market changes on the horizon
Have Ofgem's reforms helped increase lliquidity in UK power markets and improved access for independents? It is impossible to isolate Ofgem's measures from other market variations, and not all indications suggest that the situation is improving. Janet Wood investigates
The smart meter roll-out has been delayed at the start but has a fixed end-point in 2020. As MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee take evidence on the programme, New Power takes a look at progress so far
Ministers are considering whether the Capacity Market framework should be tweaked to give demand side response more opportunity to participate.
There is no time to pause for reflection following the first Capacity Market auction: the second is less than a year away and Decc is already starting a two-year cycle for the next. But there are lessons to be learned about the process and questions raised over the outcome.