Author Archive for New Power

NEW POWER: May issue out now

Interview: Chris Houghton, CFO, Ovo
, on growing an energy independent, community energy and the real barriers

CASH-OUT REFORM: how it will affect companies – and key issies on the to-do list before it comes into effect in November
OFFSHORE WIND: what lies behind construction disputes?
ELECTRIC VEHICLES: positive news from the largest trials
GAS GENERATION: mothballed plant and cancellations – and a pipeline of new projects
BIOMASS: the effect of policy change at Uskmouth

Plus theories of regulation; how things are changing in Texas; and the Summer Outlook

NEW POWER: April issue out now

Tim Emrich of UK Power Reserve talks about distributed generation and the demand side

Nuclear: three horse race
Triad: is it past its peak?
Denmark: warm words
Capacity Market: exclusive poll results

  • Subscriber note, the capacity auction results have also now been included in the Power Project Database, login and use search term CM T-4

Beating the RO deadline – interview with REG
Europe dreams of integration
Ofgem’s vision for transmission networks

Are networks changing?

Alastair Martin of Flexitricity sees a change in distribution network operators (DNOs): “the Low Carbon Networks Fund stimulated something really quite remarkable in the change of thinking of DNOs, and they are now out there with a strong appetite to…


In this issue:


Alastair Martin of Flexitricity talks strategies for the Capacity Market and STOR and reveals some “market revolutions” in the offing


Networks: speeding up connections, using the demand side, and examining new commercial arrangements with DNOs

Interconnectors: Decc’s proposed derating methodology, plus what’s going on in our neighbouring markets?

Farm power: plans to plant new projects


The rise of diesel – interview with Plutus.  Concerns over coal closure ‘misguided’. From Nexus to Link: on track for 1 October?  CfD auction results

And much more


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WHAT”S ON: see the Agenda section for consultations, meetings, and other key industry dates




Eric Machiels chief executive of Infinis, on renewables, the switch to CfDs, and how to be a successful UK renewables developer

Liquidity: is Ofgem’s ‘cautious optimism’ justified? We investigate.
Smart meters: as the rollout looms we look at what’s going on behind the scenes
Capacity market: feedback from the participants
Independents: what do they expect from the year ahead

PLUS: CfD auctions, CCS plans, fracking debate, fuel poverty and much more

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