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  • Media Mentions

    Greentech media | Why Aren’t Falling Renewables Costs Cutting European Energy Market Prices?

    Tom Edwards Senior Modelling Analyst shared his thoughts on renewables and why European power prices have yet to see a significant fall in Greentech Media. There are several reasons for this including renewables still account for a relatively small proportion of generation. Tom explains that there’s another, more important factor...

  • Media Mentions

    Current | New BEIS forecasts show costs of renewables continues to fall

    Costs of deploying renewable electricity generators continue to fall. This is as new government statistics show dramatic cost reductions for solar and wind out to 2040. The Electricity Generation Costs document details forecasts for the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) across a number of electricity generation technologies. Tom Edwards, Senior...

  • Media Mentions

    Renewable Energy Magazine | UK Feed-in Tariff costs set to rise to an all-time high

    Cornwall Insight research showing that UK Feed-in Tariff (FiT) costs for the upcoming quarterly levelisation could reach an all-time high, covering the period April – June 2020, was featured on Renewable Energy Magazine. The combination of extremes in sunshine hours and low energy demand resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown has...

  • Press Releases

    Feed-in Tariff costs set to rise to an all-time high

    Research from Cornwall Insight shows that Feed-in Tariff (FiT) costs for the upcoming quarterly levelisation* could reach an all-time high, covering the period April – June 2020. The combination of extremes in sunshine hours and low energy demand resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown has created the perfect conditions to drive...

  • Press Releases

    Cornwall Insight comments on £51mn cost to balance the electricity system over the Bank Holiday

    The Bank Holiday (23-24 May) saw the UK experience warm yet windy weather. Coupled with the significantly low levels of energy demand observed during the lockdown, it is no surprise that the level of activity from National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) to turn down generation was high. As a...