Thursday, 05 September 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

How Brexit might impact on EUETS

Whilst there is a lot of ‘small print’, generally, if you have the ability to burn >20MW of fuel on a site then you are likely to have a European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EUETS) Permit. This is essentially a carbon quota system and with it being an EU scheme it could be affected by Brexit.
Thursday, 29 August 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Vote for Oli

NFU Energy has put forward our Head of Technical Delivery, Oli, to be appointed to the Board of the Wood Heat Association (WHA) to represent non-wood biomass interests. It’s a really important role to many farmers, growers, fuel suppliers and those with renewable installations.
Thursday, 22 August 2019
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by Ben Ablewhite

Have you gone green…?

A few weeks ago, E.ON announced that they would, with immediate effect, provide all of their domestic consumers with renewable electricity as standard, at no extra charge. Good news, but not unprecedented since Shell Energy did exactly the same thing last year.
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
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by Oli Coe

What caused the recent blackout?

The Government will shortly be issuing a verdict on National Grid’s handling of the blackout a couple of weeks ago.
Thursday, 15 August 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Milestone as Equinor hits first oil from huge Mariner project

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Green light for Cheshire geothermal energy research

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Thursday, 04 April 2019
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by Max Knowles

TRIAD dates and reductions to future rates

The TRIAD dates for the 2018/2019 winter season, have now been published by National Grid. The dates are:
Wednesday, 27 March 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Coal is on the way out

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Thursday, 10 January 2019
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by Oli Coe

Feed-in Tariffs... life in the old dog yet?

Back in the summer of last year, the Government announced the closure of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme in its entirety, meaning that there would be a lack of support for small scale renewables from March this year (see my other blog here).
Thursday, 15 November 2018
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by Tim Pratt

Capacity Market – payments suspended by the EU

A ruling made today by the General Court of the European Union today (15 November 2018) has resulted in payments to generators being stopped with immediate effect. Information available so far suggests that this is more likely to be a ‘pause’ rather than the end of the Capacity Market and a

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