- Lexis®PSL Energy weekly highlights—16 March 2017
- Feature articles
- The modern industrial strategy—what does it mean for delivering affordable energy and clean growth?
- Headlines (News updates & analysis)
- Electricity market reform—Contracts for Difference second round allocation framework published
- Energy storage—Development consent granted for Glyn Rhonwy hydro storage facility
- Energy storage—Keuper Gas Storage Project given development consent
- Conventional oil and gas—OGA responds to fees consultation
- Electricity and gas regulation—Ofgem consults on review of network charges for storage
- Electricity—£180m spent on ‘unnecessary’ standby power stations
- Renewables—Ofgem’s renewables obligation scheme closure
- Relevant updates from other practice areas
- New and updated on Lexis®PSL Environment
- Related weekly highlights
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Welcome to the weekly Energy highlights from the Lexis®PSL Environment team for the week ending 16 March 2017. This week’s highlights includes a feature article looking at the government’s proposals for a modern industrial strategy and its potential implications for energy policy. We also include some of the week’s key news items relating to the publication of the allocation framework for the Contracts for Difference second round, the granting of development consent for the Glyn Rhonwy Pumped Storage Generating Station at Llanberis, North Wales, and the Keuper Gas Storage Project in Holford Brinefield, Ofgem’s review of network charges for storage, a report from the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) regarding the Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) and publication of further guidance on the closure of the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme. We also include updates on new legislation and new and existing consultations published by Ofgem, BEIS and the National Infrastructure Commission and highlight content from other practice areas which may be of interest to energy lawyers.
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