November 3, 2016

Energy-intensive Industries Exemption

In line with the government-stated intention to reduce the impact of renewables policies for most Energy-intensive Industries (EIIs) and safeguard…
October 31, 2016

Transition to Renewables Accelerates

Two pieces of news last week highlighted the acceleration of renewables investment, driven by both climate change targets and a…
October 24, 2016

Consumer-funded Emissions Schemes Cost More Than Planned

There can be no doubt that the implementation of the Paris Agreement, which enters into force on 4th November 2016,…
October 11, 2016

Coal Generation Declines in 2016

Coal generation made up less than 6% of power generation in Q2 of 2016, compared to 20% at the same…
October 4, 2016

Carbon Pricing: OECD Calls for Modest Collective Action

A report published by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) last week concluded that carbon prices are not…
September 26, 2016

UK to Ratify Paris Agreement

Theresa May has announced that the UK will ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of 2016 and possibly within…
September 20, 2016

Water Shadow Market Underway

The water market for businesses in England is due to deregulate in April 2017, which means that companies will be…
September 13, 2016

US and China Ratify Paris Climate Agreement

Ahead of the G20 meeting held in China last week, the US and China announced joint ratification of the Paris…
September 5, 2016

Energy Storage Success in National Grid Auction

Success for battery storage was seen in the recent National Grid auction for capacity that will ensure the system frequency…