For full decarbonisation, power-to-gas will be needed to address ‘harder to abate’ sectors, help balance networks and ensure security of supply, says European lobby group Eurelectric.
E.On’s Thornhill plant CCGT will operate as an OCGT and for fewer than 1,500 hours annually after August 2021. This is because it will no longer meet ‘best available technology’ requirements under the Industrial Emissions Directive.
Not all customers will have a smart meter by the end of 2020, Ofgem has admitted.
Six select committees are to combine to hold a Citizens’ Assembly on combatting climate change and achieving the pathway to net zero carbon emissions.
GB power customers will not be able to benefit for another year from sharing reserves with the EU’s internal energy market, it has emerged.
Energy companies have been talking about ‘energy as a service’ for decades, but new offers are all about the hardware. Janet Wood spoke to two companies about their ‘box-fresh’ options
The T-1 Capacity Market auction, securing 3626.196MW of ‘top up’ supply for the coming winter, cleared at a price of 77p per kW per year.
Electricity and gas networks will be expected to promote more competition in the next five-year RIIO period, Ofgem says in its methodology for assessing the plans.
Despite being faced with growing pressure to reduce the profits earned by network companies, Ofgem has softened changes in its ‘RIIO’ price control that try to reduce returns, in part by tying costs more closely to indexes so the companies carry l
It would take two years to revive the Horizon nuclear project at Wylfa Newydd, and a ‘regulated asset base’ model would not fully provide a framework to allow for investment.