Posted on: 20/08/2019
Informer Issue 425 - 20/08/2019
This week's headlines: the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) bidding window has been extended following a legal challenge; Government define the scope of the inquiry into the power cut which occurred earlier this month; and The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) outline how gas can help the UK transition to Net Zero.
Posted on: 13/08/2019
Informer Issue 424 - 13/08/2019
This week's headlines: Government order a review into last Friday's power cut; the widest range of organisations ever to come together in support of onshore wind has called on the new Energy Minister to support development of the technology; and The London School of Economics has described a UK Emissions Trading System as the 'worst outcome' post-Brexit.
Posted on: 06/08/2019
Informer Issue 423 - 06/08/2019
This week's headlines: costs of lithium-ion battery storage are set to halve by 2030; the last coal-fired power station in Wales is marked for closure; and new figures reveal that the UK installed more offshore wind than any other country in the first half of 2019.
Posted on: 30/07/2019
Informer Issue 422 - 30/07/2019
This week's headlines: Government proposes funding new nuclear plants through a 'Regulated Asset Base'; Andrea Leadsom is appointed Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; and Ofgem respond to criticism calling them out of touch with the climate crisis.
Posted on: 23/07/2019
Informer Issue 421 - 23/07/2019
This week's headlines: Ofgem and The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy stress the importance of harnessing the value of flexibility; consumers want businesses to do more on climate change; and renewables generated almost twice as much power as nuclear power stations for Q2 2019.
Posted on: 16/07/2019
Informer Issue 420 - 16/07/2019
This week's headlines: UK electricity demand is set to surge because of decarbonisation; global investment in clean energy drops; and 25% of the wold's largest carbon emitting firms are still failing to report their emissions.