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: 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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Posted on: 15/09/2020

Informer Issue 479 - 15/09/2020

A new report says businesses and consumers will have a key role to play in driving the investment needed in renewables as the global energy market transforms; the regulator is being urged to stand firm on its plans to slash network costs; and a partnership is launched to promote the benefits of Corporate PPAs to tech firms.

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