Electricity Market Reform
Ofgem proposes system reforms to connect more low-carbon projects to the grid
Ofgem boss Jonathan Brearley has pledged to deliver an urgent reform of the queuing system for energy projects, after research warned that some clean energy projects would have to wait up to 15 years to connect to the grid.
Renewables sector calls for ‘new hydro generation’
Scottish Renewables is today (3 May) calling on the UK and Scottish Governments to join forces and create a new body to examine the potential of hydroelectric pumped storage which the organisation believes would unlock £1bn of investment and deliver 'a massive boost to UK energy security'.
Budget 2014: Energy investment must prevail
In the upcoming Budget, the Chancellor must place investment in energy at the centre of his priorities if the UK's economic growth is to continue. Mark Stewart outlines the measures required to create confidence amongst investors and the areas where clarity is needed.
Dieter Helm: EMR will need full review to address issues
The Government's Energy Market Reform (EMR) is supposed to "solve our energy problems" but is it a solution for the next 25 years and is it going to make sure that we achieve our low-carbon transition, keep the lights on and ensure prices are affordable? Leigh Stringer talks to professor of energy policy at Oxford University Dieter Helm
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