Perspective

Capacity Market ruling: the industry responds

The European Court has annulled a 2014 European Commission decision that the UK’s Capacity Market  passes State Aid tests. See story here. The industry responds: Erik Nygard, chief executive & co-founder, Limejump: “In these circumstances, the abruptness of such a decision…

OPINION: low carbon should be high profile for networks

Sustainability First director Sharon Darcy argues that the regulatory framework for all energy network companies should include an explicit low carbon incentive, and concludes that a qualitative approach with a quantitative element may be the best option at this point.…

OPINION: low-carbon should be high profile for networks

Sustainability First director Sharon Darcy argues that the regulatory framework for all energy network companies should include an explicit low-carbon incentive, and concludes that a qualitative approach with a quantitative element may be the best option at this point   The…

OPINION: Are you cybersecure?

The NIS Directive takes effect on 10 May. Now is the time for power generators and smart energy organisations to check they meet cybersecurity requirements, argues law firm Bird & Bird. By Levent Gurdenli, senior associate and co-head of energy management team,…

OPINION: We must help innovators take the next step

Energy sector investment adviser Brendan Bilton argues that a support network – and money – will help developers cross the ‘valley of death’ The UK is failing new technology developers that have passed the “proof of concept” phase and are ready to…