Laura
Woolsey

Analyst

Phone: +44 (0)1603 542178
Email: l.woolsey@cornwall-insight.com

Laura focuses on researching data and digitalisation in the energy sector and is involved in the delivery of the Feed-in Tariff (FiTs) and Third-Party Charges (TPC) reports, as well as contributing to various other publications including Energy:2030 and Chart of the Week.

Laura joined the team in November 2019, having recently graduated from UEA with a First-Class BSc (Hons) in Environmental Sciences. During her degree, the focus of Laura’s studies was on carbon management and climate sciences.

Latest thinking

Low carbon generation

Through the dark: Transformation for community energy

Community energy generation in Ireland is currently at a nascent stage, but developments in 2019 could see it become a major player in energy generation. Most community energy funding is spent on energy efficiency rather than energy generation. Our research indicates that there is as little as 6MW of community-owned...

Low carbon generation

Up north and down south – trends for generator TNUoS charging

The topic of generator Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) is becoming a subject of increasing interest for stakeholders as regulation, policy, and the generation mix create potential volatility for future charging trends. The significant costs posed through TNUoS are an important consideration for generators, with high variability between regions...

Home supply and services

COVID-19-driven changes to electricity Third Party Charges

The impact of COVID-19 on the energy sector has been a hot topic for the last few months. As we progress further into the UK’s lockdown period we are now beginning to piece together the wider picture of effects across energy Third Party Charges (TPCs). These impacts are expected to...

Home supply and services

Ring of fire: Cost of energy falling

In this week’s blog, we discuss reductions in wholesale prices from Bord Gáis' recent report, the Energy Index, released on the 14 January. The Index explores market developments and price movements in oil, gas, coal and electricity. Despite reductions in wholesale prices, which make up a substantial proportion of retail bills, energy...