The UK government is prepared to use historic over-performance in emissions reductions to meet future targets, reports have suggested, in a move which is likely to attract considerable criticism.
The government has formally approved renewables’ participation in future Capacity Market auctions, and unsubsidised projects could compete as early as next year.
A war of words has erupted between Citizens Advice and the UK’s energy networks companies over calls for consumers to be compensated for what the charity has described as years of overcharging.
Energy regulator Ofgem has pushed ahead with plans to slash the cost of equity for networks under RIIO-2, confirming a methodology which, if applied today, would cut the baseline return on equity to 4.3%.
Ofgem has appeared to knock back the implementation of proposed reforms to network charging under the controversial Targeted Charging Review (TCR).
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has launched a new flexibility assurance scheme, designed to help C&I customers understand and participate in flexibility markets.
The UK could meet its looming fourth and fifth carbon budgets without the need for new nuclear, but only if renewables policy is urgently ramped up, Cornwall Insight has claimed.
The Labour Party has unveiled major plans to renationalise the UK’s entire electricity and gas system, claiming that the current system is not fit for purpose.
Liam Stoker looks back on a week that saw the UK go a week without coal for the first time since the Industrial Revolution and Theresa May take the time out to tweet her applause, warning that the achievement will be hollow unless the PM backs urgent action.