Case Study

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    Power Purchase Agreement tender support

    Newhurst Energy from Waste | February 2020 Cornwall Insight provided Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) tender support to allow financial close to be achieved on the 42MW Newhurst Energy-from-Waste facility (EfW) in Leicestershire, England. The project is a joint venture between Covanta Holdings Corporate (a global provider of sustainable waste and...

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    Battery storage revenue modelling

    Zenobe | December 2019 Zenobe is a major owner and operator of battery storage in the UK. Cornwall Insight assisted Zenobe in securing debt facilities to develop further battery storage assets, with a value of £25m being secured from Santander Corporate and Commercial. We were part of the project team...

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    Renewable electricity to 2030 and beyond

    United Utilities | April - May 2021 United Utilities commissioned Cornwall Insight to provide research and analysis into the reporting of, and value associated with, accredited renewable electricity in the GB market over the period 2030 to 2050. Sector body Water UK announced its Net Zero 2030 Roadmap in December...

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    Smart future data and its uses

    Smart Energy GB | December 2019 - April 2020 Cornwall Insight was engaged by Smart Energy GB to produce a policy paper to support their understanding of the emerging application of smart meter data as an enabling technology. Smart Energy GB is the central campaign and marketing entity supporting the...

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    Green supply and exploring the impact of REGOs on UK renewable electricity generation support

    Bulb Energy, the privately financed energy supply company operating in the UK, engaged with Cornwall Insight to undertake a review of the REGI market within the UK, considering the historic REGO market and the impact the emergence of the REGO market had on developing new projects, along with a view...

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    Assessment of gas shipping options for new entrant suppliers

    The Cornwall Insight team was engaged to undertake a review of the different options open to gas suppliers entering into the GB market to fulfil their gas shipping requirements. As part of the project Cornwall Insight identified the routes open for gas shipping, including outsourcing to specialist providers, taking the...

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    Analysis of project returns for extended-duration energy storage for EV charging

    The Cornwall Insight team worked with an innovative storage technology developer to support the business case development for their technology when collocated with electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The project saw Cornwall Insight develop demand forecasting tools for EV charging across public and private use cases and model the potential...

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    UK combined heat and power (CHP) and delivered energy tariff forecasting

    Base Power | February-March 2020 Cornwall Insight was commissioned by Arrowpoint Advisory and CHP developer Base Power to provide energy market modelling to support to a planned fund-raising programme. Arrowpoint Advisory is a division of financial advisory group Rothschild & Co., and Base Power is a developer of on-site generation...

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    DNO flexibility services revenue stacking

    Western Power Distribution (WPD) is the electricity distribution network operator (DNO) for the Midlands, South Wales and the South West. Over recent years, both WPD and all other DNOs have begun procuring flexibility from customers connected to the electricity network to avoid the need to undertake physical network upgrades. An...

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    Smart metering commercial and regulatory vendor due diligence

    Foresight Metering | September 2019 - February 2020 The Cornwall Insight team were engaged by Foresight Metering, part of the wider Foresight Group, to support on the vendor due diligence activities as the company was offered for sale to the market. Foresight Metering is a meter asset provider with several...

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    Smart metering commercial and regulatory vendor due diligence

    The Cornwall Insight team were engaged by Foresight Metering, part of the wider Foresight Group, to support on the vendor due diligence activities as the company was offered for sale to the market. Foresight Metering is a meter asset provider with several hundreds of thousands of smart meters installed in...

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    Capacity Market prequalification support

    Cornwall Insight was commissioned by Wolverhampton Waste Services WWS to advise them on entering their Stoke Energy from Waste (EfW) site into the Capacity Market auctions in 2020. This was the latest partnership between WWS and Cornwall Insight, which has provided Capacity Market support to WWS for years on numerous...

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    Review of tariffs under the Renewable Heat Incentive in Northern Ireland

    Cornwall Insight undertook work for the Northern Ireland Department for Economy (DfE) to assess the tariffs associated with the Northern Ireland Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (NIRHI) Scheme. From a regulatory standpoint, traditionally heat has seen fewer interventions and less support than the other aspects of decarbonisation. Here, the main policy...

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    Review of water market competition and involvement of TPIs

    Cornwall Insight was engaged as part of a joint bid to support Ofwat in reviewing how competition had developed in the water sector since market opening and the views and roles of third party intermediaries (TPIs) regarding this. Ofwat is the water sector regulator and was looking to understand how...

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    Bespoke electricity third party charges (TPC) forecasting

    Cornwall Insight was commissioned by Thames Water to provide a bespoke forecast of wholesale electricity and third party charges using the company’s own portfolio and consumption profile. Thames Water is one of the UK’s largest water and wastewater companies, with approximately 15mn customers across the London and Thames Valley regions....

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