Renewable energy generators who have been awarded Levy Exemption Certificates (Lecs) for power generated before 1 August this year – when the benefit is removed – will be able to trade them until at least March 2016, according to a consultation by
The government’s latest plan for the smart meter rollout is still uncertain over some key start dates, with just five years to go before the programme is due for completion.
Scottish Power’s decision to close its ageing coal-fired station at Longannet, and cancel plans for a new gas-fired station at its Cockenzie site, has again raised the issue of the effect of location-based “transmission network use of system” (TNU
More reviews of Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) subsidies, and of the energy sector as a whole, look set to check stakeholder hopes for early clarity on policy.
To many consumers, energy networks are often just “the grid” – or even “the electricity (or gas) board”.
Calon Energy is a new name in UK power but it is led by a well-known face: Kevin McCullough, an energy industry lifer who was most recently with RWE Npower and then UK Coal.
Dramatic changes to planning and subsidies for onshore wind were announced in June and have been followed by reports that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has overspent its budget to support renewable energy projects during the n
The boom in solar farm construction in the UK has brought new opportunities for investment in the UK’s power sector, and in spite of changes to renewable subsidy support mechanisms, those opportunities show little sign of abating.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has extended until 5 August its deadline for responses to a suite of proposed remedies intended to sharpen competition in the industry.
Energy minister Lord Bourne has granted a development consent order for the Preesall underground gas storage project proposed by Halite Energy on the east side of the Wyre Estuary in Lancashire, which will be used to store and extract gas from loc