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What is the future for distribution networks?

What is the future for distribution networks? The European description of them as distribution system operators (DSOs) illustrates the issue: should they be active players in electricity supply and system management, or should they be independent facilitators for other market…

New Power: FEBRUARY ISSUE PUBLISHED

In this month’s issue:
EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH Is it time to re-open EMR? What do you think? Tell us here
INTERVIEW
Jill Cainey, director at the Electricity Storage Network, talks about a new system – and new uses for existing capacity
“If in your mind that box in the basement is for when all hell breaks loose, you are not thinking about using it to set against your energy cos
FEATURES
Are we really about to see the end of coal?
What do new water abstraction rules mean for the power sector?
REPORTS:
Power Responsive and more: feedback from National Grid’s new products
PLUS
Will the EU’s Energy Union be transformative?
Reforming the codes: new thinking

New Power: JANUARY ISSUE OUT NOW

In this month’s issue

INTERVIEWS

Kiwi Power chief executive Yoav Zingher talks about bringing demand response into the GB market: “The T-1 auction has no guarantees whatsoever. The secretary of state can cancel it, or can increase or decrease the amount of capacity at her discretion”

Drax Power chief executive Dorothy Thompson talks about the future: “We believe there really is a great benefit to the UK to convert all the units.”

FEATURES
The evolution of European utilities
Experience of large scale energy storage
Latest steps on tidal power

PLUS
After the second Capacity Market auction
Changes in store for UK regulators

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