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This week's headlines: investments in both carbon capture technology and electric vehicle charging points are in the pipeline, as part of a £500m green technology funding pot announced by the Energy Minister; security of supply may need to be reviewed after last month’s major power cut; and a revamp of the Government’s clean growth strategy is planned.
17 09 2019
News article - 17 September 2019
This week's headlines: costs of lithium-ion battery storage are set to halve by 2030; the last coal-fired power station in Wales is marked for closure; and new figures reveal that the UK installed more offshore wind than any other country in the first half of 2019.
06 08 2019
News article - 6 August 2019
As we undertake our annual electricity product carbon foot-printing exercise with the Carbon Trust, Deputy VP Marketing, Mike Shirley takes a look at why this independently certified renewable electricity product provides customers with a greater degree of transparency and trust. Having already completed the Q3 2018-19 mid-year audit, we know that we are well on the way to completing the full annual footprint exercise. The Certification process involves the Carbon Trust working with us through...
21 06 2019
Blog - 21 June 2019
After the launch of our 2019 Energy Entrepreneurs Report this week, in the first of a three-part series, Chief Commercial Officer, Dave Cockshott explores the findings for the renewables sector, as well as what the future holds for project developers. The expansion of the independent renewable energy generation sector over the past seven years has been truly remarkable. Back in 2012, there was only 4.7GW of capacity contributing to Great Britain’s decarbonisation efforts, but now that figure ha...
17 05 2019
Blog - 17 May 2019
Batteries have encountered a number of hurdles recently, with the capacity market suspension increasing uncertainty for developers and de-rating factors cutting revenues. In this blog, Head of Markets for Asset Optimisation, Boz Bozhkov explores the proposed changes to planning rules for batteries and how they could change the deployment landscape for the better. Its great to see government showing the right intent and trying to help battery storage deploy. A new consultation has outlined prop...
14 03 2019
Blog - 14 March 2019