National Grid to explore reasons behind high prices of balancing market

The review will be carried out by National Grid ESO and external consultants

Drax’s 2021 guide to Third Party Costs

Drax are pleased to bring you the latest edition of their bi-annual guide to Third Party Costs (TPCs). Also called non-energy or non-commodity costs, TPCs account for around 60% of commercial energy bills.

Just one-in-six Brits ‘plan to improve home’s energy efficiency in next five years’

Only one in eight people in the UK confirm that the energy efficiency of their home was something they seriously considered when they bought it, according to new research

Does hydrogen storage in fossil reservoirs hold the key to Britain’s energy crisis?

The UK has enough wind and solar capacity to support green hydrogen production to the equivalent capacity of 25 Hinkley Point C nuclear power plants, according to new research

Digital solutions sought to reduce energy demand and carbon production

Funding worth £400,000 is being offered for research projects to explore the role of digital technologies in supporting a data-enabled net zero transition

Sterling performance leads to grid surge

England’s win over Germany caused 1.6GW hike in demand says National Grid

Fossil fuel share of global energy mix is ‘just as high as a decade ago’

In 2019, fossil fuels made up 80.2% of the global energy mix, compared to 80.3% in 2009, according to a new report

Keystone XL oil pipeline developer pulls the plug on controversial project

The news follows an executive order signed by President Joe Biden in January 2021 to halt the construction of the oil pipeline, which was planned to carry more than 800,000 barrels of oil a day

Nearly a third of Energy Chiefs believe ‘demand will fully recover in 2021’

Energy bosses suggest grid modernisation, digitalisation and more renewables should be among the sector’s top priorities post-Covid, according to a new report

Third Party Costs – what are they and what does the future hold?

Third Party Costs (TPCs), also called non-energy or non-commodity costs, make up around 60% of a typical energy bill.