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Energy weekly highlights—11 January 2018

Published on: 11 January 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Energy weekly highlights—11 January 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Electricity and gas regulation and licensing
  • Ofgem publishes minded-to position on electricity system operator framework
  • Networks and network connections
  • GridLink, NeuConnect and NorthConnect projects granted cap and floor regime in principle
  • Renewable energy
  • Ofgem updates guidance on closure of renewables obligation
  • Capacity Market, balancing services and energy system flexibility
  • Ofgem responds to stakeholders on SCR
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes publications from Ofgem in respect of the GridLink, NeuConnect and NorthConnect interconnection projects, the separation of National Grid’s transmission system operator and transmission system owner functions, the move to half hourly settlement in respect of domestic/small customers’ electricity usage (a part of the process to maximise the opportunities to consumers presented by smart metering), and onshore wind Renewables Obligation grace periods. In addition, following last week’s government confirmation in respect of the closure of unabated coal fired electricity generation, we include analysis providing an overview of this decision and the wider regulatory context for UK coal. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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