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Commercial and market outlook

Perspective | Is the design of the electricity market costing consumers money?

This article is from our Energy Spectrum publication which was published on 4 March 2022. It has become increasingly clear the existing market design is unfit for either a future net zero world or a period of fossil fuel price crisis, but what market design might be best for our...

Low carbon generation

High and Volatile: Trends from our Q421 Green Power Forecast

At the end of January we released our latest Green Power Forecast, projecting renewables generators revenues over a five-year horizon whilst also providing Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) pricing and benchmarking updates, and a survey to gauge the latest renewables market trends. Amid the current “energy crisis” arising from an underlying...

Low carbon generation

Why is RAB being pursued for new nuclear

Nuclear generation has experienced a stop-start approach to investment in GB since the then Labour government put it back on the policy agenda in the early 2000s. Even with the addressing of environmental and operational concerns to the satisfaction of policymakers and regulators, its high capital costs made it require...

Commercial and market outlook

2021’s most exciting ‘Charts of the week’

Some of our team have looked back throughout 2021 and picked their most exciting 'Chart of the week'. Read about their choices and click through to read the full 'Chart of the week'. To do so, you need a free Cornwall Insight account which is easy to create here. Green...

Announcement

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...

Announcement

It’s time to choose the Australian Chart of the week of the year!

Each week, the Cornwall Insight Australia team of experts provide complimentary insight on the Australian energy sector through our 'Chart of the week' publication. Four Chart of the week finalists have been selected and we need your help to vote for the Australian Chart of the year winner. By voting...

Energy storage and flexibility

Cornwall Insight Australia develops 5-minute model for Benchmark Power Curve

Cornwall Insight Australia has developed a 5-minute model for their Benchmark Power Curve (BPC), improving the granularity of their price forecasts from 30 minutes to 5 minutes dispatch for the first five years of the 30-year forecast. Cornwall Insight Australia’s BPC helps market participants understand trends in future prices and...

Announcement

FCAS price curves extended to meeting increasing battery asset technical life

Research from Cornwall Insight Australia shows that the pipeline of proposed storage projects is growing substantially to over 26GW of announced projects in the market and that the expected technical lifetime of those assets is increasing. As a result, Cornwall Insight Australia has announced an increase in its Frequency Control...