The capacity market is rapidly becoming “outdated” after the latest auction failed to secure capacity and value for new technologies like energy storage, which is now in “a state of flux” following changes to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.
Bird & Bird’s Simon Shooter takes a look at the Network and Information Systems Directive, what it entails relating to the energy sector and cyber security, and what energy companies must be aware of before its implementation in May 2018.
More and more companies are turning to corporate PPAs as a way to power their business sustainably and manage their long-term energy costs. Using demand flexibility to help align patterns of supply and demand can boost the benefits all round, as Open Energi's commercial analyst, Dago Cedillos, explains.
UK power giant Centrica has disposed of the last of its combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations in the UK to focus primarily on decentralised generation assets.
The Green Party has pledged to create an “energy system fit for the 21st century” in its energy and the environment manifesto.
Rolf Martin Schmitz, the chief executive of German energy giant RWE, has said his company is casting at least one eye on the UK energy market for future M&A activity.
The Sunshine tariff project testing the ability of time of use (ToU) tariffs to promote domestic demand side response (DSR) has been completed with mixed results, suggesting homeowners are not able to shift enough demand to offset the need for grid upgrades.