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Informer Issue 582 - 24/01/2023

This week's energy news headlines: Latest figures show average day-ahead electricity prices rose 72% last year despite a dip in demand; The Crown Estate hails a clutch of offshore wind deals as a landmark for Net Zero hopes; A UN head warns that the 1.5C temperate limit is in serious danger; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 581 - 17/01/2023

This week's energy news headlines: The UK needs to move faster on Net Zero according to a major report by a former minister; Scotland sets out its energy strategy with plans to step up renewable production; A coal-powered unit at a power station could be kept open until 2024; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 580 - 10/01/2023

This week's energy news headlines: Support for non-domestic energy bills is to be cut although will continue until April 2024; Proposed changes to the Capacity Market are put forward by BEIS; Wind made a record contribution to GB’s energy supply in 2022 according to new figures; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 579 - 03/01/2023

This week's energy news headlines: The windfall tax on renewable generators threatens hundreds of millions of pounds of investment; MPs warn development of a hydrogen sector won’t be a panacea for Net Zero; Plans to change the way BSUoS charges are collected move forward ahead of their introduction in April; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 578 - 20/12/2022

This week's energy news headlines: More details have been published on the upcoming CfD round; Industry bodies join forces to urge action on capacity constraints; Results of the first trials of the new domestic demand flexibility service are released; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 577 - 13/12/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Two coal-fired units were warmed up in case they were needed in a move the ESO said should provide confidence; The CBI has urged the Government to extend the energy bill relief scheme for businesses; A £120m shortfall was left in the Renewables Obligation scheme as more suppliers went under; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 576 - 06/12/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Boosting grid capacity for more renewables is a key focus of a £22bn investment in networks; The Government has pledged £700m of backing for the new Sizewell C nuclear plant; Plans have been set out to cut UK energy demand by 15% by 2030; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 575 - 29/11/2022

This week's energy news headlines: The regulator sets out a series of reforms aimed at strengthening the energy market; Conservative MPs challenge the Government’s ban on new onshore wind; The system operator stands down on plans to use a new demand reduction scheme for the first time; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 573 - 15/11/2022

This week's energy news headlines: Business leaders have urged Governments to strengthen their climate commitments at COP27Renewable generation has significantly reduced the need for gas so far this winterMutualisation of the Renewables Obligation scheme has been triggered for the fifth year in a row; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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Informer Issue 572 - 08/11/2022

This week's energy news headlines: PM Rishi Sunak tells world leaders they need to go further and faster on climate change; The new demand flexibility service to boost security of supply this winter gets underway; A report claims central government departments are failing to lead by example on Net Zero; Our industry round-up includes the latest updates from Government departments and energy regulators.

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