Quick-response batteries and flexible gas plants ‘could boost renewable deployment at a lower cost’

Wärtsilä claims installing 7GW of flexibility capacity to balance renewable generation could see the share of clean power reach 62%, higher than it says would be possible by deploying wind and solar alone

Turning up the Heat: The Green Gas Levy

UK gas prices are currently amongst the lowest in Europe. Wholesale prices are highly competitive, taxes are relatively low, and for business users, at least, network costs account for a relatively low proportion of the bill.

UK-Singapore to collaborate on energy market regulation and clean energy tech deployment

Ofgem and the Energy Market Authority will hold their second bilateral dialogue virtually in the first quarter of 2021

West Burton C gas-fired power station granted development consent

The Planning Inspectorate has given the go ahead following an application submitted by EDF Energy (Thermal Generation) Ltd on 30th April 2019

‘No major fossil fuel firm is aligned to limiting climate change to 2°C’

The Transition Pathway Initiative claims all fossil fuel giants are still wide’ of the 2°C mark, despite a raft of ‘attention-grabbing’ climate commitments

Tonik Energy goes bust

The gas and electricity supplier provided around 130,000 domestic customers with their energy – these customers will continue to receive a supply

Ørsted divests business customer portfolio to Total Gas and Power

The move comes as the Danish energy giant works to shrink its downstream operations and focus on building, owning and operating renewable generation assets

Are prices cooking on gas this winter?

As we enter the new gas year and the position is set out for the coming winter, what is concerning markets and should be of concern to energy buyers?

VAT subsidy on domestic gas ‘mostly benefits wealthier households’

The government is being urged to end the 5% VAT rate on domestic heating fuels and redistribute the revenues to help those on low incomes to heat their homes

Electricity under lockdown: cheaper, cleaner, but harder to control

The latest Drax Electric Insights report shows the impact lockdown had on our electricity system. The report, conducted via Imperial Consultants, by academics from Imperial College London, is an independent analysis of Great Britain’s electricity system during the second quarter of 2020.