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Articles tagged with: decentralisation

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LONG READ - Power to the people: How solar and storage is helping topple the Big Six

Having dominated the energy supply market since it was privatised in 1990, UK energy retailers have witnessed their market share slide from north of 99% to 75%, and that rate only looks to increase. In the first of a series of long read articles to be published over the summer examining how the energy transition is impacting the supply market, Liam Stoker investigates the role home solar and storage systems are playing.

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Negative pricing, flexibility and the power sector’s evolution

Tumbling demand and surging renewables sent the country’s wholesale power market into a tailspin over the bank holiday weekend. Liam Stoker suggests that, in terms of the clean energy transition, that may not be so bad after all.