Editor’s blog

How new-build assets stack up against behaviour change is exactly the question we should be addressing in public planning

‘Relevant technical experts’ must respond this week to provide input to BEIS over how energy planning and national planning statements will take account of sustainability and the required Habitats Regulations Assessment. Six national planning statements that underpin planning decisions on energy assets were…

When can we retire ‘demand’ and ‘supply’?

Electricity and energy industry models are starting to diverge from the centrally dispatched model dominated by large generators, and demand side response – although often an opaque term to users – is becoming a familiar part of the landscape. Initiatives…