EU greenlights support scheme for energy intensive users in Luxembourg

The government will compensate large energy users for higher electricity prices resulting from indirect emissions costs

Updated – Calling all large energy users: Deadline looms for Demand Side Balancing Reserve

The deadline fast approaches for large energy users looking to be part of the first wave of National Grid’s scheme to reduce electricity use for payments. To tender for the first session of Demand Side Balancing Reserve, applications must be in by 5pm on Friday 25 July 2014 (an extension from the original deadline of […]

Grid hunts big energy users for “last resort” power

The National Grid is looking for large energy users which could provide back-up energy reserves over the next two winters. The grid operator wants their help with two new electricity balancing services in 2014/15 and 2015/16. It wants to sign up major energy users who would be willing to lower their energy demand or run […]

EMR explained and what you can do about it as a Large Energy User

The EMR is coming and the effects for you could be major. So how do you find out what the EMR will entail and what it will mean to you? And can you do anything about the effects expected? We have Mary Teuton, EMR Project Manager for RWE UK, the expert in all things EMR. […]

Plan ahead for winter ‘triads’, large energy users warned

Large energy users are being warned to start planning ahead for their winter energy needs now if they want to keep costs down. Businesses need to be especially on their guard for the next “triads”, the charges which are based on firms’ average half hourly electricity usage during the UK’s three national system peaks. Energy […]