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Energy weekly highlights—10 January 2019

Published on: 10 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Energy weekly highlights—10 January 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Renewable energy
  • Directive on the use of energy from renewable sources (RED II) comes into force
  • Government opens consultation on Feed-in Tariff scheme export tariff replacement
  • Electricity and gas market regulation and licensing
  • Government enacts energy price cap to protect customers
  • Ofgem publishes consultation decision on changes to electricity distribution regarding energy storage
  • Ofgem steps in to protect consumers as Economy Energy ceases to trade, using Supplier of Last Resort (SoLR) mechanism
  • Networks and connections
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes analysis on Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) and its scope for rapid decarbonisation in the UK and around the world; the implementation of the price cap, which came into effect on 1 January 2019; and the Renewable Energy Directive II coming into force. Other highlights include consultations on: a replacement for the Feed-in Tariff scheme, proposed amendments to the National Grid Electricity Transmission’s (NGET) Network Access Policy (NAP) and changes to the electricity distribution licence to enable competitive deployment of storage in a flexible energy system. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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