Perspective

Peak issues mean wind must work with gas

Wind power has much to offer on emissions reduction but less on firm capacity. A A Bettinson, R A Broughton and W E Hatfield argue that the new “demand stack” will need more flexible gas. In 2013, the UK’s wind…

Act fast to keep the Capacity Market on track

A great deal needs to be done to ensure that a workable capacity market is launched as planned later this year, argues Clive Moffatt The EMR proposals were fundamentally flawed because they focused almost exclusively on creating price incentives to…

Politicians should mind their language on PV

  Catherine Strickland says that it’s time to look at the bigger picture when considering the popularity of solar energy development in the UK – and that mixed messages from the government could be detrimental to the UK’s energy security.…