Author Archive for New Power

New Power Report: August issue published


New Power Expert Forum: we need an ISO and DSOs

THE NEW POWER INTERVIEW: Matthew Knight, Siemens

“What undermines UK investment … is that you might randomly take a policy away just for a bonfire of regulation”

What independent suppliers think about the CMA remedies


Lean and mean’ code governance

Storage: risk v reward        

What is CCS’s future?       

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Is it Brexit for Hinkley Point C?

This blog was written for Nuclear Engineering International in early July. I thought delays would come from the French side …   The UK has voted to leave the European Union. Where does that leave the country’s flagship nuclear new-build…

Drax winds down coal plant spend

Drax saw pre-tax profit fall by £50 million in the six months to 30 June, compared to 2015. The removal of Levy Exemption Certificates and deteriorating commodity markets were to blame, the company said. The effect had been mitigated by…

SSE sells street lighting PFIs

SSE has sold its interest in three public financing initiative (PFI) street lighting entities to a DIF Infrastructure fund. The sale is expected to make £130 million and will conclude SSE’s two-year £1.1 billion programme to reduce debt and raise…