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RWE, E.On and Essen; the epicentre of the energy transition?

16 Mar 2018, 10:54 • By Liam Stoker
RWE, E.On and Essen; the epicentre of the energy transition?

Liam Stoker takes a look at the headline news in European energy this week – the major asset swap involving RWE and E.On – and examines the claims that the deal places Essen, Europe’s 71st-largest city, at the centre of the continent’s energy transition.

‘Outdated’ Capacity Market left in a ‘state of flux’

‘Outdated’ Capacity Market left in a ‘state of flux’

27 Feb 2018, 14:39

The capacity market is rapidly becoming “outdated” after the latest auction failed to secure capacity and value for new technologies like energy storage, which is now in “a state of flux” following changes to de-rating factors.

DNOs put ‘grid grabbers’ on notice

DNOs put ‘grid grabbers’ on notice

27 Feb 2018, 14:26

Two of the country’s Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) have said they are tackling the issue of so-called ‘grid grabbers’ through greater interventions in the country’s grid connection queues.