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For several years now, generators’ income has come under sustained pressure from regulatory change focussing on embedded benefits. Chris Smith, Head of Renewable Sales, provides an overview of the most recent changes that may occur from the Targeted Charging Review. This year has seen significant changes to generators’ income with TRIADs being reduced considerably and the Capacity Market (CM) embedded benefit being removed entirely. However, more change is on its way with one of the most signi...
13 12 2018
Blog - 13 December 2018
Hear Chris Smith, Head of Renewable Sales, discussing our upcoming webinar for generators. In the webinar, we will cover: Power prices and what factors are impacting them Choosing the right PPA for your risk strategy Key trends and issues to look out for in 2018 > Register for the webinar here
14 02 2018
Blog - 14 February 2018
Our recent Power Shift report looks at how generators should switch from fixed Power Purchase Agreements to longer-term structured hedging strategies to get the best revenues in a changing energy market. Chris Smith, Head of Renewable Sales, highlights the potential revenue gains in light of recent market volatility. Over recent years, the landscape for independent generators has changed rapidly, with subsidies and embedded benefits being reduced and wholesale markets becoming complex and unpre...
03 10 2017
Blog - 3 October 2017
Unique ManagedPPA designed to help independents win in volatile market Independent renewable generators can help offset falling revenues by being smarter about when they sell their power, finds a report from SmartestEnergy released today. It reveals strong demand from independents for expert support on hedging, and SmartestEnergy is launching a unique trigger-based managed Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), which enables generators to take advantage of a rising market and protects them when price...
12 09 2017
Press release - 12 September 2017
The latest SmartestEnergy Informer Series webinar for generators will look at what has been happening to wholesale prices and benefits along with forecasts for the future. Head of Renewables Chris Smith highlights some of the areas which will be covered. Volatility has continued to be a dominant theme on energy markets in recent months. The growing impact that factors such as increased levels of intermittent renewable generation in the energy mix are having was highlighted recently by very wid...
28 06 2017
Blog - 28 June 2017