Power provider and network operator SSE has defended the RIIO framework just as Ofgem said operators should prepare themselves for tougher price controls.
Energy systems and networks have recently been the subject of various cyber threats, according to numerous reports in the British media.
UK power producer Drax has laid out its intention to repurpose its coal plants after increased depreciation of those assets caused the firm to incur a H1 loss.
The demands of the Paris climate change agreement can only be met if greater levels of digitalisation are implemented to transition the global energy sector into one fuelled by renewables, according to asset management service provider Kaiserwetter.
An alliance of smart technology providers have joined together in an effort to accelerate the clean energy transition through digitalisation and make cities ‘smart’ through control of distributed energy resources.
UK investor Foresight Group has sought to tempt investors into its new fund which is aiming to finance the UK’s roll out of smart meters.
A hundred companies have now pledged to adopt 100% renewable electricity under The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, marking a significant milestone for the scheme which three years ago had just 13 founding member companies.
Ofgem prepares networks for tougher price controls as critics slam billions of ‘unjustified’ profits
Ofgem has said network operators should prepare for tougher price controls in the future just as a consumer watchdog lamented billions of pounds of profits it said were unjustified.
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water has signed a five-year deal with DONG Energy to guarantee the energy it buys from the grid will come from renewable energy sources, as it announces plans to increase its own generation capabilities to supply 30% of its energy needs by 2019.
Two distribution network operators (DNOs) have applied to Ofgem for approval to invest £79 million in funding between them to boost their active management capabilities and counteract the challenges of increasing volumes of low-carbon technologies.
The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy will seek over 50GW of capacity in the next T-4 capacity market (CM) auction for delivery in 2021/22, around 2GW less than the proceeding auction after a technical panel of experts overrode the recommendations of National Grid.
An EDF-led consortium is aiming to trial a local, peer-to-peer (P2P) power trading platform enabled by blockchain as one of a number of projects Ofgem is currently discussing in the context of its Regulatory Sandbox project.
A new report issued by the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has said failures within the Capacity Market mechanism are undermining the UK’s efforts to decarbonise its power sector.
Our local authority expert Stephen Cirell and APSE Energy’s Phil Brennan take a deep dive on the Merton Rule and its use in furthering the renewables cause.
Sainsbury’s has pledged to adopt LED lighting across all of its UK stores in a move expected to cut lighting energy consumption by almost two thirds, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 3.4% annually.
Energy giants, trade associations and other stakeholders have launched a new initiative aiming to pressure policy makers to clean up the continent’s power market.