Elexon has outlined its priorities for 2021/22 in its draft business plan for the year, with its new platform Kinnect at the forefront of its activities.
Negative pricing extended in CfD rules as clarity on energy storage, renewables integration yet to come
The government has confirmed that it will extend the negative pricing rule for projects bidding in next year’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction, but will further consult with the industry on potential amendments for energy storage and system flexibility.
Bringing in a 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles could create 32,000 new jobs and increase GDP by 0.2%, equivalent to £4.2 billion.
Energy regulator Ofgem is investigating ScottishPower in a bid to determine if the supplier breached rules around its smart meter obligations.
Ofgem is to introduce new licence rules for suppliers designed to support vulnerable customers.
Reductions in network operators’ budgets could result in electricity grids becoming the “weak link” in the power sector transformation.
ScottishPower has taken on the customers of Tonik Energy following the latter going bust last week.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has proposed changes to the Smart Energy Code that would allow network companies to switch off technologies like domestic electric vehicle (EV) chargers in the event of an emergency.
Ofgem’s RIIO-2 Draft Determinations risk system reliability and will result in missing 2030 targets according to SSEN Transmission, with SPEN also wading in to brand the proposals “unacceptable”.