The rollout of smart meters across Britain could be costly, be out of date before it is completed, and could have detrimental impact on vulnerable customers.
Policymakers should stop focusing on investment v blackouts, and move their discussion on to the consumer benefits of demand response, says Colin Calder, chief executive of PassivSystems.
Has National Grid been too cautious in its procurement of demand side response?
NuGen has restarted assessment work at Moorside, a 200Ha site north and west of Sellafield, where it plans to build three Westinghouse AP1000 reactors.
Ofgem chairman David Gray put up a robust defence of the organisation in September, when he gave the annual energy lecture to the Worshipful Company of Fuellers.
We are at a “pretty frightening moment” in energy supply: that was the conclusion of Alistair Buchanan, previously chief executive of energy regulator Ofgem and now with consultant KPMG.
Scottish referendum raises questions on energy
Pressure on budgets from projects rushing to beat Renewables Obligation deadlines could mean there is no worthwhile funding available for a second Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation round in 2016.
Before I visit CBI to talk energy policy with its head of energy and climate change, Michelle Hubert, the fear of power shortages this winter has been all over the newspapers, so top of the list for our discussion is whether her members – the UK’s
Andrew Jones of S&C Electric suggests that both options will be required and says they should be a part of any grid development process