What are Non-Commodity Costs?

These costs relate to the items on a bill which are not included in the wholesale energy cost. These can be split into three categories; 1) Renewable subsides - which help pay to decarbonise the energy system; 2) System and Network charges - which pay for the upkeep of the electricity network; and 3) Other taxes and levies.

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Posted on: 02/03/2021

Informer Issue 502 - 02/03/2021

National Grid predicts tight system margins for later this week; Government announces that the UK's post-Brexit Emissions Trading System is set to launch in May; and a ‘ground-breaking’ change to the BSC will enable assets such as storage to play a greater role in balancing the system.

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Posted on: 23/02/2021

Informer Issue 501 - 23/02/2021

Works gets underway on a digital energy map to harness the power of data to support the push to net zero; a High Court judge quashes Government approval for a 1.8GW offshore wind project; and a think-tank says the Texas blackouts highlight the need for GB to be ready for ‘Black Swan’ events.

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