Janet Wood talked to Scott Thompson of Impax about assessing climate risk and its solution for managing the risk of changing the investment mix
The UK is seen as a leader in green financing, but competition is growing as the drive to direct investment toward sustainable activities becomes more urgent. Can the UK retain that role outside the EU – and expand it?
Electricity Market Reform was the patchwork that was intended to answer the ‘trilemma’ on maintaining secure, affordable but low-carbon power supplies. Janet Wood finds it is fraying at the edges
The focus on finance in this issue of New Power has shown up some interesting trends. Slow, risk-averse infrastructure investment is entering the energy industry, funding assets and networks for the long term.
Setting out its RIIO2 framework consultation, Ofgem said that it wanted to take account of whole-system thinking – but it has not yet got a handle on how big the system is. Does it include transport, or heat? That has still to be considered.
Centrica Business Solutions and WSP have announced a partnership to deliver smart energy management and optimisation to businesses.
Open Energi saw the charging ability of some of the battery assets under its control hampered by more than 80% when the assets encountered temperatures below -10°C.
Irish power company Viridian is in talks with EirGrid and the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU) over the possibility of negotiating transmission reserve contracts for its two-unit 737MW Huntstown CCGT.
Developers have been warned that from 6 April they will incur more costs when they apply to distribution network operators (DNOs) for estimates of the price for connecting new assets to the distribution system.
InstaVolt is rolling out rapid electric vehicle charging points to Bannatyne health clubs across the UK.