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  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Let’s talk about flex: The flexibility dilemma

    In this week’s blog, we consider the recent refusal of planning permission for the construction of a 208MW open cycle gas turbine (OCGT) "peaker" power plant in Co Meath. While the project would assist in ensuring and maintaining the security of supply in the region, the plant was intended to...

  • Regulation and policy

    Energy policy in 2019 – net zero and no White Paper

    2019 was the year in which we were promised that the Energy White Paper would be published, with “early summer” the proposed release time. Then, on 12 June, Theresa May, as one of her final acts as Prime Minister, announced legislation to commit the UK to achieving net zero greenhouse...

  • Commercial and market outlook

    Energy Perspective | Energy Spectrum Issue 628

    In this week’s Energy Perspective, we dissect a week that has seen three suppliers from very different backgrounds effectively stop trading. With five forced exits from the retail market since November 2016 there is little doubt that suppliers are facing more challenging conditions. However, we believe these events have also...