The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a call for evidence on the Capacity Market, looking at early actions to align it to net zero as well as a longer-term review.
Following the tight margins seen on the electricity system last winter, National Grid ESO has released an early view of its winter outlook.
A call for evidence on how to enable long-duration energy storage is the final document in a deluge of policy papers released by the government yesterday (20 July).
The target for the T-4 2025/26 Capacity Market auction is to remain broadly in line with its predecessors, while the T-1 2022/23 target has risen compared to 2021/22.
Capacity Market Units (CMUs) will not be required to be part of the Balancing Mechanism yet, following consultation feedback.
LCP Energy Analytics' head of market insight, Kyle Martin, explores the high prices in Dynamic Containment, the wholesale market and the Capacity Market and what the future holds as these markets mature and battery deployment increases.
The Energy Systems Catapult has proposed a variety of new electricity market reforms as it warns that the current government-directed system risks stifling new smart technologies.
EDF is to shutter its West Burton A power station in September 2022, leaving just one coal-fired power station remaining in the UK.
As people look for lessons to be learnt from the Texas blackouts in February, Current± asked if an extreme weather event could ever lead to rolling blackouts in the UK.