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‘Standstill period’ imposed on the Capacity Market

15th November 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

State aid approval for the UK Capacity market has been annulled following a court ruling this afternoon, resulting in a ‘standstill period’.


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Demand Side Response Explained

8th November 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

DSR encourages businesses to alter their energy usage in real-time at periods when demand levels in the UK are at their highest or when prompted by network operators; this reduces the strain on the National Grid and can provide financial benefits to consumers.


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Ofgem announce Industry Central Switching Service

24th October 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

In an attempt to ensure a fast and reliable retail market for consumers, Ofgem have announced a Centralised Switching Service which would tie together gas and electricity systems.


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Calls made for an economy-wide carbon tax

12th October 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

A recent Policy Exchange suggests that the next Budget announcement would be the ideal time to reveal an economy-wide carbon tax for the UK.


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UK wind capacity exceeds 20GW

18th September 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Wind power in the UK can now power the equivalent of 14 million households after breaking the 20GW barrier in installed capacity. As well as powering homes, wind generation has also reduced carbon emissions in the UK by 23 million tonnes a year.