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Informer Issue 549 - 15/02/2022

This week's energy news headlines: CfD auctions to support major renewable projects are to be held every year from 2023; Green generators can now compete to provide stability services for the system operator; A domestic flexibility trial is to be launched to look at how consumers could help cut grid balancing costs.

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Informer Issue 548 - 08/02/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Energy price volatility could continue into the 2030s without Government action; Technology firms lead the charge as corporate green energy buying hits a record high; Ofgem looks to increase the frequency of price cap reviews after latest hike.

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Informer Issue 547 - 01/02/2022

This week's energy news headlines: The scale of the increases seen in GB power prices is revealed in a new report; An uncertain backdrop has led the Government to increase Capacity Market targets; Businesses need to assess the risk mitigation benefits of investment in flexibility as well as revenue potential.

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Informer Issue 546 - 18/01/2022

This week's energy news headlines: A surge in demand for power could see market volatility continue for years ahead; The ScotWind offshore wind auction has been hailed as the start of a new era for the industry; Renewable generators are to pay back £39m under the CfD scheme.

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Informer Issue 545 - 11/01/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Labour has called for a tax on North Sea gas firms to help reduce energy bills for homes and businesses; High carbon prices under the UK Emissions Trading Scheme could lead to an intervention; Electric vehicle sales in the UK surged last year and are forecast to double in 2022.

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Informer Issue 544 - 04/01/2022

This week's energy news headlines: High-level talks have been held to address the threats posed by surging energy costs; The regulator has warned it won’t hesitate to act if it uncovers balancing market manipulation; A report warns growth in internet use could risk energy security.

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Informer Issue 543 - 21/12/2021

This week's energy news headlines: Ofgem is to bring in a series of measures aimed at boosting resilience in the energy sector after a wave of supplier collapses; The latest findings of a regular government poll show public support for renewables continues to grow; Less than a third of UK firms have a strategy in place to reach net zero for their operations.

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Informer Issue 542 - 14/12/2021

This week's energy news headlines: The 4th round of the CfD scheme opens for applications for renewable developers to compete for a share of £285m of annual funding; The costs of the mechanism used to balance the grid have risen by almost 300% compared to last year; The shortfall across the Renewable Obligation schemes hits £218m after supplier failures.

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Informer Issue 540 - 30/11/2021

This week's energy news headlines: The system operator is to look into the reasons behind the high balancing system costs seen in recent weeks; Tidal energy is set for a £20m a year boost under the CfD scheme; Figures show green gas from sources including cow manure is making an increasing contribution to the energy mix.

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Informer Issue 539 - 23/11/2021

This week's energy news headlines: A huge economic opportunity is on offer if businesses and Government work together on Net Zero says the CBI; Rolls-Royce is pressing ahead with plans for a fleet of mini-nuclear reactors; Energy supplier Bulb becomes the biggest casualty of high wholesale energy prices.

Net zero a ‘golden opportunity’ for UK to lead new industrial revolution

The shift to net zero represents a once in a generation opportunity for the UK to lead a new industrial revolution,...

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