Profit warning from SSE after EU suspends energy subsidy scheme

The Big Six energy supplier has also lost 160,000 customers

EU appeals against court’s Capacity Market ruling

The European Commission has not yet opened an in-depth investigation into the UK’s power auction scheme

Top-up capacity market auction planned for next summer

BEIS reiterated it is ‘working closely’ with the European Commission on the necessary steps for the scheme to be investigated ‘as quickly as possible’

A day at Ashford Peaking Power Plant

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Greg Clark: Electricity trilemma is coming to an end

The business and energy secretary believes cheap power ‘is now green power’

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Capacity Market suspension: What you should know

The government said the decision ‘poses no issues for our security of supply’ and is working to reinstate it ‘as soon as possible’

UK must halt Capacity Market payments after EU Court ruling

The European Court of Justice has suspended the scheme which means the UK cannot hold any auctions either until it receives clearance

Fluence to deliver 120MW of battery storage for UK Power Reserve

It is believed to be the largest contracted energy storage portfolio transaction

UK seeks views on performance of Capacity Market

The scheme provides payments to generators for making capacity available or reducing demand when required to do so