Post-Brexit reshuffle brings to the fore brand-new head of UK power plan
Management of the UK's Department for Business, Energy as well as Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has actually altered hands, with Alok Sharma designated power assistant.
Feb 17, 2020 // Policy, UK, Europe, Brexit, boris johnson
Northern Ireland grid aims to be ready for 95% renewables
The U.K. province’s grid operator SONI has announced a £500 million plan to prepare the network for an almost fully renewable electricity system within just five years. Despite the U.K. being seemingly paralyzed by Brexit, the network operator says it can already cope with 65% clean energy in the mix.
Sep 27, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, UK, Brexit, SONI, Jo Aston, Martin McGuinness
Brexit cannot avert the ‘fundamental issue’ of energy transition, event told
Energy companies are lacking any kind of certainty over Brexit and how it will affect the sector, but cannot allow it to have any impact on the “fundamental issue” of climate change and the energy transition, some of Europe’s leading utilities have said.
Sep 19, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, storage, UK, utilities, Europe, policy, Brexit, Emeka Chukwureh
Brexit paralysis and lack of incentives leave community energy facing uphill struggle in the UK
The future benefits of technology such as smart meters and the associated aggregation of small scale generation are not being adequately rewarded, support for solar and wind is being cut off and parliament is fixated solely on one issue
Sep 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Policy, UK, Ofgem, Emma Bridge, Brexit, Ovo Energy, Patrick Allcorn