The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up April 2017

Energy Research Funding for innovative business projects Innovate UK (the UK’s innovation agency) has announced it will make a share of £13mn available to businesses for innovative projects that address the issues of cost, emissions and security of supply in the fifth round of Energy Catalyst funding.  The fund is available to support both the […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news April 2017

This month, we’ve seen huge news – a snap General Election scheduled for June – and some huge new milestones – record-breaking renewable energy generation and supplies. Read on to find out the top stories for the UK energy market for April 2017. General Election 2017: Energy bill cap ‘will hit consumers’ | BBC News […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news March 2017

This month, news of where spending will be dedicated was announced in the Spring Budget, and a new milestone was met for UK renewables. There was also news of a large-scale smart meter deadline being missed, and a new appointment to the Climate Change Committee– keep reading to discover the biggest energy market headlines from […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up March 2017

Spring Budget 2017: Energy updates On the 8 March 2017 Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Government’s Spring Budget – the announcement included some key points for energy detailed below. Levy Control Framework (LCF) – it was anticipated that the Government would provide details of the LCF into the 2020s in the Spring Budget, however the […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up February 2017

Project Nexus: non-effective days Xoserve provides a central service for the Gas Transporters in Britain and manages all of the key data associated with approximately 22 million gas supply points nationwide. An ageing system called UK Link currently underpins a number processes including settlement and meter registration. Project Nexus encompasses the replacement of this system […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news February 2017

February has been an exciting month in the energy industry, with positive developments in European Parliament, as well as exciting progress for renewable energy across the continent. There are concerns about how a ‘Brexit’ may affect the energy industry, and support for consumers from Ofgem – keep reading to discover the biggest energy market headlines […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up January 2017

Smart, Flexible Energy System: an Ofgem call for evidence BEIS and Ofgem recently published a joint call for evidence which builds on their previously published position paper. It requested viewpoints from the industry on how the right environment can be created to allow consumers to benefit from a smarter, more flexible energy system, following the […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news January 2017

This month, we’ve heard how leaving the EU may affect the energy industry, there have been huge leaps for tidal power in Wales, and Ofgem warns Big Six suppliers not to hike up their energy costs. Keep reading to discover the biggest energy market headlines from January 2017. Energy sector reacts to Brexit plan | […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news December 2016

December kicked off with big news for Opus Energy and the Drax power group, plus updates to the RHI scheme, a push from Wales to improve their national renewable energy offerings and the final figures for energy supplier switching in 2016. Read all the latest energy market news here. Drax moves away from coal to […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up December 2016

  Faster Switching – Ofgem update Ofgem are in the midst of the blueprint phase of their programme to deliver faster and more reliable switching arrangements for all consumers by 2019. A Significant Code Review (SCR) was launched in late to 2015 to allow Ofgem to manage the complex changes needed to multiple industry codes […]