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This week’s headlines: The energy regulator is to take a more ‘adaptive‘ approach to regulation to help GB meet its net zero targets; the number of Corporate PPA deals signed by businesses rose significantly in 2019; and the UK president for the COP26 climate summit later this year has lost her role.
04 02 2020
News article - 4 February 2020
This week’s headlines: a review group has said the investment proposals of network companies can’t be justified; over £1bn has been paid out following the reinstatement of the Capacity Market; a report warns that offices are wasting millions on energy; and a major bank has pledged to halve the carbon emissions it finances.
28 01 2020
News article - 28 January 2020
This week’s headlines: a slump in onshore wind investment last year should send a warning to the Government over its net zero ambitions; National Grid’s pension fund strikes a £185m renewable investment deal; new figures show UK low carbon generation growth stalled in 2019; and a Danish investor is to back a storage and solar pipeline across the UK.
14 01 2020
News article - 14 January 2020
This week’s headlines: measures to reduce the risk of blackouts are to be put in place after a major outage last year; green power outstripped fossil fuels for the first time over a full year in 2019; the new Government sets out its environmental commitments; and the UK’s largest subsidy-free solar farm starts generating.
07 01 2020
News article - 7 January 2020
This week’s headlines: network companies will have to operate on lower returns when the next price control period starts in 2023; the energy industry has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to act swiftly to live up to his promises following the election result; smaller players can now access the Balancing Mechanism; and the last coal-fired power station.
17 12 2019
News article - 17 December 2019