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This week’s headlines: battery storage across Britain will need to rise by at least ten-fold if net-zero is to be achieved; a new portal is launched to help match communities with sites to install renewable generation projects; and a think-tank warns that nationalisation of the energy industry may hold back decarbonisation.
10 12 2019
News article - 10 December 2019
This week’s headlines: major companies are increasingly looking to use their influence with suppliers and policymakers to encourage wider take-up of renewable energy; the number of battery storage projects in the pipeline in the UK has risen dramatically; and renewable energy projects are set to make their debut in the Capacity Market.
03 12 2019
News article - 3 December 2019
This week’s headlines: The UK’s capacity market is expected to back in operation shortly after the European Commission’s judged it does comply with state aid rules; Labour has unveiled a proposed fast-track route to decarbonisation; and plans for a pioneering liquid-air energy storage project are announced.
29 10 2019
News article - 29 October 2019
This week's headlines: investments in both carbon capture technology and electric vehicle charging points are in the pipeline, as part of a £500m green technology funding pot announced by the Energy Minister; security of supply may need to be reviewed after last month’s major power cut; and a revamp of the Government’s clean growth strategy is planned.
17 09 2019
News article - 17 September 2019
It has been five years since the Capacity Market was established through Electricity Market Reform (EMR). Boz Bozhkov, Head of Markets, provides an overview of how successful the Capacity Market has been and where it should go in the future. The EMR programme was set-up by the government to tackle three issues within the energy market known as the energy trilemma, which are: • Security of supply• Minimising the cost of energy to consumers• Decarbonising electricity supply As part of the solut...
30 10 2018
Blog - 30 October 2018