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Energy weekly highlights—7 March 2019

Published on: 07 March 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Energy weekly highlights—7 March 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Capacity Market, balancing services and energy system flexibility
  • Government publishes response to consultation on CM changes
  • Government publishes Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2019
  • Tempus Energy launches a legal challenge against Capacity Market
  • Electricity and gas market regulation and licensing
  • Joint review of current energy retail market design announced
  • Renewable energy
  • More jobs for women in offshore wind sector
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes significant developments in the Capacity Market (CM) with the publication by Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) of its response to consultation pertaining to the necessary technical and legislative changes required, and to be put into effect, to enable to continued operation of the scheme during the current ‘standstill period’ following the suspension of the CM on state aid grounds and the new Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2019. BEIS and the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) announced they will conduct a joint future energy retail market review to ensure the energy retail market is suited for the future, and the government has published its response to its consultation on the draft guidance for The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018. Other news includes policy developments with regards to the role of women in the offshore wind sector, the publication of new no-deal guidance for the nuclear sector, as well as other Brexit related items, and the launch by BEIS of an inquiry to explore finance and investment in the UK’s future energy infrastructure. We also include our newly added and updated content. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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