What are Generator Revenue Streams?

Generators typically secure revenue for their projects from three areas: wholesale energy prices; embedded benefits - which are payments made to distributed generators for reducing the need to use the transmission network; and subsidies - paid to renewable generators for helping to decarbonise the the UK energy mix.

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Posted on: 22/09/2020

Informer Issue 480 - 22/09/2020

A report argues that carbon prices in the UK need to reach £75/tonne by 2030 if the nation is to meet its net-zero target; plans for a new nuclear plant in Wales have been shelved; and media reports over proposed changes to the rules over smart meters have been criticised.

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