January 20, 2016

New Emissions Reduction Plan to be Published in 2016

Under the 2008 Climate Change Act, the Government is required to set advance carbon budgets for five year periods, leading…
January 18, 2016

Capacity Market Transitional Auction to be Held in January

The Capacity Market is a mechanism introduced as part of the Government’s Energy Markets Reform (EMR). (more…)
January 12, 2016

Energy Storage On the Rise in the UK

AES has this month announced the completion of its Energy Storage Array in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. (more…)
December 22, 2015

Final Report Supports Shale Exploratory Drilling

The Task Force on Shale Gas recommends that exploratory drilling should go ahead in the UK, as long as it…
December 15, 2015

Historic Agreement Reached in Paris

A legally binding agreement was reached between 195 countries in Paris on 12 December to keep global warming “well below…
December 9, 2015

RWE Adapts to Changing Energy Landscape

RWE has announced plans to create a spin-off company over the next 12 month that will cover its renewables operations,…
December 8, 2015

The 168th Meeting of the OPEC Conference: OPEC Defies the Competition, but Only Just!

After attending the 168th OPEC meeting in Vienna, John Hall, chairman at alfaenergy, shares his thoughts on what was discussed.…
November 30, 2015

Energy-Intensive Industry Given Energy Cost Exemption

The UK Chancellor’s autumn spending review, which followed the government’s “reset” of energy policy one week earlier, focused on energy…
November 23, 2015

A New Direction for UK Energy Policy

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd delivered a ministerial review of UK energy policy last week, the central focus of which was…