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Energy weekly highlights—18 July 2019

Published on: 18 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Energy weekly highlights—18 July 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Electricity and gas market regulation and licensing
  • Net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is ‘achievable’ with ‘immediate action’
  • Ofgem announces new strategy for UK energy market
  • Capacity Market, balancing services and energy system flexibility
  • EMR Delivery Body publishes information ahead of 2020 Capacity Market Auctions
  • Renewable energy
  • European Parliament and Commission statements relating to Directive (EU) 2019/1161 on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles published in the Official Journal
  • The Planning Inspectorate welcomes representations about proposed Norfolk Boreas power station
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes the publication of the 2019 Future Energy Scenarios report which states that ‘immediate action across all key technologies and policy areas’ is required in order to meet net zero emission by 2050, the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets’ (Ofgem) announcement of its key medium term objectives for the UK energy market, the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) Delivery Body has published auction parameters, an electricity capacity report (ECR) and Average Cold Spell (ACS) methodology for the 2020 Capacity Market Auctions. Also this week, RenewableUK has revealed a report presenting potential benefits of UK onshore wind power growth and the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched the 32nd offshore licensing round with 768 blocks or part-blocks available across the UK continental shelf. We also include the latest Brexit-related legislation and some key upcoming dates for your diary. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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