The low carbon and renewables economy posted strong growth in 2017, but onshore wind and solar PV continued to be beset by a retraction of government support.
The government has been accused of failing to match its own rhetoric over the electric vehicle transition, as its response to a damning report on the subject was slammed.
Consumers are willing to pay more towards the low carbon energy transition, but only if energy companies and government accept their share of responsibility, new research has found.
David Smith, chief executive of the Energy Networks Association, lays bare the significance and importance of the Flexibility Commitment that, he says, will underpin the creation of a cost-saving ‘Internet of Energy’ for UK households.
A major rethink and modernisation of energy policy is required to prevent millions of consumers from missing out on the benefits of electric vehicles and other emerging energy technologies, a new report has warned.
Tempus Energy has launched a fresh attack over the government’s handling of the Capacity Market (CM), accusing it of “pretending” that the European Court of Justice’s judgement on the matter is less serious than it is.
The government has unveiled proposals to introduce a new ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ (SEG) for small-scale renewables, legislating for large suppliers to essentially purchase green power exported to the grid.
National Grid has outlined how renewables could participate in the Capacity Market, unveiling technology-specific de-rating factors that range from 1-15%.
A trio of green energy firms have been granted temporary derogations from the energy price cap, allowing them to charge above the determined limit on standard variable tariffs (SVTs).