Cornwall Insight in the news | September 2019

We are proud that our experts are regularly featured in the media and news stories on a variety of topics across the energy sector. Here are just a few places we have been mentioned this September.

Our thoughts on the Contracts for Difference Allocation Round 3 could be seen in Riviera, S&P Global, The Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Greentech Media, New Scientist and Renewable Energy Magazine. James Brabben, wholesale manager cautioned that captured wholesale prices of wind farms will keep falling as more projects come online, meaning market rates could drop far enough during low-demand periods to still make subsidy payments necessary.

Electric Vehicle’s made the news this month in Current News, Renewable Energy Magazine, PV Magazine and Business Green. They highlighted our research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders figures showed, at the current pace of battery electric vehicle registration the U.K. is set to surpass the National Grid’s consumer evolution

Rowan Hazell’s – Cornwall Insight analyst – thoughts on the smart meter rollout. He pointed out that installation rates have fallen for four consecutive quarters because of problems transitioning to the newer SMETS2 meters, a trend that suppliers will need to reverse. Rowan was quoted in This is Money, Smart Energy International, Current News and Watt Logic.

Tom Edwards our Senior Modeller was quoted by The Times on the National Grid’s IT upgrade. Tom said “They managed to trial it but it never worked and National Grid has never been exactly clear about what it was that didn’t work.

Ed Reed our Head of Training went live on air on BBC London to discuss the Launch of London Power A new energy company in partnership with Octopus Energy.

In the light of the Saudi oil attacks Craig Lowrey discussed the affects on customers with City AM, Energy Voice, MoneySavingExpert, Natural Gas World, Smart Energy International, The Sun and The Guardian.

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