Kensa Contracting's managing director Matthew Trewhella talked to Current± about the challenges of cheap gas, the need to work together with other energy technologies and the significance of L&G investing.
Molly Lempriere Deputy Editor, Current±
Molly Lempriere is deputy editor at Solar Media, responsible for its UK-facing publications Solar Power Portal and Current±.
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Smart meter installations dropped in Q1 of 2020, as the impact of COVID-19 began to be felt in the UK in March.
After a two month deferral caused by COVID-19, EDF has submitted an application to the Planning Inspectorate for its Sizewell C nuclear reactor.
National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) have teamed up to explore the potential of using surplus wind power to heat houses.
COVID-19 has sent investment in the power sector tumbling, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) expecting power sector spending alone to fall by 10% in 2020.
It was another exceptional bank holiday weekend for Britain’s electricity network, with power prices hitting new record lows as carbon intensity dropped to its lowest point ever.
Over the bank holiday weekend, the UK's electricity demand is set to drop to an all-time low of just 13.8GW while the cost of balancing soars.
The UK government has announced a £40 million fund for green startups, designed to help “supercharge the development of next generation clean, low-carbon technologies.”
For the first time ever, more electricity came from renewables than fossil fuels throughout the whole of Q1 2020.
The government has confirmed changes to the Capacity Market which are designed to remove barriers for demand side response (DSR) and energy storage, making it easier for clean technologies to compete.
SSE Generation has put in a request to National Grid ESO to defer the additional Balancing Services Use of System (BSUoS) costs caused by COVID-19.
While COVID-19 looks set to hurt renewable growth in the short term, it will not halt it according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).