UKPN commits £12m for flexible energy services

Businesses are being invited to register to tender until 12th March

New sustainability hoops to jump through for UK biomass

Biomass firms will face new hoops to jump through under government plans to make sure the fuel is sustainable. From April 2015, biomass-fuelled generators which don’t hit targets – such as how much carbon can be emitted and whether enough trees have been planted to replace those used as fuel – could lose financial support. […]

Transmission charge ‘status quo’ unacceptable

Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing yesterday slammed the “unfair” charges on Scottish energy generators for using the transmission grid. His comments come as Ofgem announced plans to even out the charges generators pay. Currently some Scottish generators pay more because in the past they generated energy further away from highly populated areas. Ofgem plans to […]