The Energy Bulletin: In the news July 2017

July has seen both positive and negative developments across the sector. As well as the spiralling cost of Hinkley Point C to the taxpayer, there have been recorded cyber attacks against the UK and Ireland’s energy networks. This is offset by the news that Tesla will install the world’s largest battery in South Australia to […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up July 2017

Storage and Flexibility BEIS published a series of announcements on 24/07/17 focusing on storage and flexibility to coincide with Greg Clark’s appearance in Birmingham to give his first major speech on Industrial Strategy since the General Election. The measures unveiled specific to battery storage include: A £246m funding commitment to ensure the UK leads the […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news June 2017

From exciting projects in the UK harnessing the powers of rainwater and hydrogen, to impressive developments overseas in pledges to low-carbon power, the whole world is taking renewable energy commitment to an unprecedented place. Read on to find out the biggest energy market headlines that hit the news this month. UK pumps £35m into smart […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up June 2017

The Queen’s Speech – Legislative Agenda for 2017/2018 On the 21st June the Queen confirmed the legislative agenda for the Government for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 parliamentary sessions comprising 27 Bills and draft Bills. In respect of energy, there is no legislation on the retail price cap; the speech referenced “bringing forward measures to help […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up May 2017

  Project Nexus update Xoserve provides a central service for the Gas Transporters in Britain and manages all of the key information associated with approximately 22 million gas supply points. Xoserve’s ageing and limited system UK Link currently underpins all of the settlement and registration processes in the gas industry. However, Project Nexus facilitates the […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news May 2017

May has been another exciting month for the energy industry, particularly as UK solar power set new records for peak energy generation. In other news, the global renewable energy industry has reached a landmark employment figure. Read on for the energy industry’s top stories for May 2017. Renewable energy jobs hits 10m mark worldwide: report […]

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 […]