Perspective

Beware a fixed approach to flexibility

Elizabeth Shove, Professor of Sociology at the University of Lancaster warns that a technology-led approach to flexibility could be at odds with the opportunities from changing demand    In the energy sector the topic of flexibility is well and truly established. It…

Grimsby’s offshore wind industry highlighted

Wind energy developer Ørsted has published a video – Grimsby: Turning the Tide – focusing on how the offshore wind industry has affected Grimsby. It aims to show the positives for the town and its people that have come along with offshore…

OPINION The energy transition: disruption or repurposing?

Research by Michael Kattirtzi and Mark Winskel found different views on the UK energy system transition   The UK’s energy system is experiencing dramatic technological and institutional change, and there are enormous challenges in reconciling system-wide decarbonisation, energy security and…

Industry governance: building a new model

The UK energy industry is undergoing huge change. In this thought leadership piece, Gemserv talks about building a new model for governance Today’s energy market is characterised by its many codes, complex rules, and a range of market access routes. The energy sector…