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Power and gas networks
New Fault Ride Through compliance arrangements introduced for transmission-connected generators
Ofgem approved Workgroup Alternative Grid Code Modification 1 (WAGCM1) of GC0151 Grid Code Compliance with Fault Ride Through (FRT) Requirements on 5 November. In short, this decision introduces a new, legal process, into the Grid Code – the legal text that governs those connecting to the electricity transmission system -…
Business supply and services
Uptake of energy efficiency measures predicted to increase in the SME market
Cornwall Insight recently conducted research as part of its 2021 TPIs in the Business and Industrial Supply Markets report. The report shows that TPIs operating in the SME market note low uptake of energy efficiency measures from their clients currently. However, there is an expectation that this will increase in…
Cornwall Insight wins Employer of the Year and Business of the Year at the 2021 Norfolk Business Awards
Last night businesses from across Norfolk gathered together to hear the 2021 Norfolk Business Awards winners. Cornwall Insight was proud to be nominated for two categories, Employer of the Year and SME of the Year. Our team waited anxiously on the night to hear the results, and we are delighted…
E-mobility and low carbon
Electric vehicle charging: unlocking the business models – with Punch Pubs
This podcast is part of the TLT & Cornwall Insight podcast series. Here we focus on the important topic of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. In this podcast, Lead Research Analyst Emma is joined by report contributors Maria Connolly, Head of Clean Energy & Real Estate at TLT and Stephen Allen,…
Low carbon generation
Capacity Market prequalification: Lack of nuclear capacity opens opportunity for new build capacity
In its role as the EMR Delivery Body, National Grid ESO published the prequalification registers for the upcoming Capacity Market auctions, on 23 November. The registers detail the assets that have either prequalified, conditionally prequalified or been rejected ahead of the T-1 and T-4 auctions for delivery in 2022-23 and…
Commercial and market outlook
Cliff-hanger: supplier new entry in volatile markets
The extraordinary developments that have occurred in the energy sector in recent months have led to a tumultuous time for all participants. We have taken a look back through our archives to where we highlighted our concerns a number of years ago that this outcome was, unfortunately, a real possibility. This…
Power and gas networks
Location, location: The increasing complexity of embedded benefits
There is growing recognition of the need to reform our current network arrangements to support a more dynamic and flexible electricity system as we undergo the transition to net zero. Among the network elements currently going through a period of review are Distribution Use of System (DUoS) charges, which recover…
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Media MentionsAn article written, by Daniel Atozri, Research Partner at Cornwall Insight featured in Energy Monitor. In the article Daniel discusses how the high volatility of wholesale prices and turbulence in the energy supply market could discourage investors looking for stable returns and cashflows. He explained that there is a risk…
Media MentionsWith wholesale prices rising yet again Anna Moss, Head of Consumer Markets explained what this would mean to suppliers already struggling. Explaining the current state of the supply market, Anna said the very high wholesale prices have caused significant distress even before winter begins. How suppliers fare is in the…