Capacity Market, balancing services and energy system flexibility

Capacity Market, balancing services and energy system flexibility guidance:

Introduction GB’s licensed electricity and gas suppliers are required by their supply licenses to ensure all reasonable steps are taken to roll out smart meters to...

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This Practice Note focuses on a ‘single landowner’ development where a new lease is granted for a stand-alone facility or where there is an existing lease...

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Note: on 15 November 2018 payments under the Capacity Market mechanism and future Capacity Market support were suspended. This came as a result of the...

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The Capacity Market (CM) is there to ensure there is sufficient investment in the overall level of reliable capacity necessary to provide secure electricity supplies. The...

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Note: on 15 November 2018 payments under the Capacity Market mechanism and future Capacity Market support were suspended. This came as a result of the General Court...

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Note: on 15 November 2018 payments under the Capacity Market mechanism and future CM support were suspended. This came as a result of the General Court issuing its...

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Introduction In May 2017, a PwC UK survey found that of 500 businesses questioned, 65% of UK businesses were ‘significantly concerned’ over cyber risks to energy...

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Background At the time the Energy Act 2013 came into force, and to an extent to this day, the UK faced real and serious challenges in relation to its electricity...

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Introduction The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NIS Regulations), SI 2018/506, implement in the UK certain EU derived cybersecurity requirements...

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The current state of energy storage in the UK and globally As long ago as 2012, a number of manufacturers, developers and commentators endorsed the ambition of an...

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Introduction The advances in energy storage technology are transforming the energy market on a global scale, making energy storage a hot topic in the industry. This note...

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How is energy storage currently dealt with in the England and Wales planning regime? There is currently no formal definition of energy storage or energy storage...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect Great Britain’s (GB) renewable...

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STOP PRESS: As of 1 April 2019, National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) became a separate legal entity within the National Grid Group, separating the system...

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Author: James Todd. With thanks to David Cruickshank and Jamie Dunne Introduction The purpose of this Practice Note is to: • introduce the ‘gas peaking’ projects becoming...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect the EU Internal Energy Market...

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