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Energy weekly highlights—21 February 2019

Published on: 21 February 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Energy weekly highlights—21 February 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Capacity Market, balancing services and energy system flexibility
  • The blockchain boom—driving efficiency in the energy sector
  • Government launches smart energy savings competition
  • Networks and network connections
  • Consultation on effectiveness of Electricity System Operator Incentive framework
  • Ofgem publishes draft modifications to electricity distribution licence
  • Renewable energy
  • CfD exemption notice advises generators applying for temporary site exclusion
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes analyses on the ‘blockchain boom’ and its impact in the energy sector and the UK’s draft national energy and climate plan (NECP).The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) has this week published the Smart Energy Savings (SENS) competition, aimed at aiding the advancement of products and services that use smart meter data to help reduce energy consumption, and has issued a contracts for difference (CfD) exemption notice setting out the procedure generators must follow to be exempted from their temporary site exclusion under the CfD third allocation round. In addition, the Office of Electricity and Gas (Ofgem) has published consultations on proposals to the evaluation process and financial incentive parameters of the 2019-20 incentives scheme and proposed modifications to the electricity distribution licence. Lastly, the government has its published fourth quarterly update on the UK’s exit from Euratom, together with new ‘no-deal guidance’ in respect of shipping radioactive waste and spent fuel post brexit. We also cover the latest Energy related (EU Exit) SIs. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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