SmartestEnergy continues to be the only UK electricity supplier accredited by CDP as one of their Renewable Energy Providers, with the partnership moving into its second year.
The supplier’s 100% renewable electricity, which is also independently certified by the Carbon Trust, provides the traceability and transparency to support UK companies disclosing their carbon emissions.
CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, runs the global disclosure system that enables companies, cities, states ...
Renewable industry leaders have hailed official figures which show that wind generated 15% of the UK’s entire electricity demand in 2017 – the highest annual amount ever - up from 11% in 2016.
Renewables overall provided 29.4% - up from 25%.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s “UK Energy Statistics Report” reveals for the first time that onshore wind generated 8.5% (up from 6% in 2016) and offshore wind provided 6.2% (up from 5%), due to increased capacity and higher ...
Brexit poses a skills and supply chain risk to Scotland’s renewable energy industry, its First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told delegates at Scottish Renewables’ conference.
Sturgeon urged the UK government to protect the sector from potential Brexit impacts and to provide further clarification regarding its effects on the industry.
“If we are taken out of the single market, it will hinder our supply chain and reduce our skills base,” said Sturgeon.
“If we are outside the internal energy market ...
Exhibition - 2nd-3rd May 2018 at the SEC, Glasgow
Meet our Renewables team on stand J65 to find out how we're supporting independent generators in an increasingly volatile market with our innovative PPA structures for the new energy world.
With subsidies removed and embedded benefits reduced, the financial landscape for generators is changing. Following our recent generators webinar, Chris Smith, Head of Renewable Sales, discusses the range of Power Purchase Agreements we provide to match the requirements of our customers.
Changes to generation subsidies and embedded benefits tend to dominate the headlines, but a key aspect of a generators’ revenue is still very much in their control – how much they are paid for their power.