Group Head of Training

Phone: +44 (0)1603 542129
Email: e.reed@cornwall-insight.com

Ed is a longstanding member of the Cornwall Insight team and now heads our market-leading capacity building and upskilling training service. Ed joined the company in 2008 and plays a key role in continually developing and improving our training service, which builds on his experience of working in other areas of the business including the consultancy team, content publications and the regulatory unit.

Ed has deep and wide knowledge and experience of energy retail markets, industry governance, network charging, market entry and low-carbon policy schemes. Ed is a member of the Organisational Leadership Team and delivers training for clients, either at our public courses, at customer offices or via webinars.  

Latest thinking

Low carbon generation

Understanding the evolution of the Irish electricity markets

The Irish electricity sector has undergone significant change in recent years. The Integrated Single Electricity Market (I-SEM) arrangements introduced in 2018 fundamentally transformed the market framework to maximise competition, facilitate electricity wholesale trading, and incentivise the development of low-carbon generation sources. In parallel the physical system continues to evolve rapidly....

Home supply and services

Why short-term high wholesale prices aren’t the key driver of domestic energy bills

The current cold snap across most of western Europe has resulted in high wholesale electricity prices. Observed prices in the GB wholesale market are typically higher than those in neighbouring electricity markets, and here we provide an explanation of why this is likely the case but also why short-term periods...

Low carbon generation

Benefits of household rooftop solar – a personal point of view

This blog is the first in an irregular series from the Cornwall Insight team on their experiences of installing or owning various energy assets. In 2018 I finally acted on the desire to install my own generation at home, largely prompted by the looming closure of the Feed in Tariff...

Low carbon generation

62% of respondents think there is a 2 in 5 chance the GB electricity system will be decarbonised by 2035

Our latest Net zero transition: Future of electricity markets online training course was held on 15 – 17 November, where we asked delegates for their thoughts on several aspects of the future of the GB electricity market. The polls can be seen in our newest REMA portal - a hub...


Energy market and net zero transition learning and development: Role-relevant career development training

We’re well over halfway through the calendar year and are now beginning to see more of the government’s thinking and policy-shaping around what needs to change to meet the 2050 net zero target. For example, the flurry of documents issued towards the end of 2020, including the Energy White Paper...


Energy Market Learning and Development: Role-relevant career development training

In these challenging times it is as important as ever that we continue to provide market-leading insight on commercial, regulatory and policy developments to our customers. Our learning and development service, a key pillar of how we distill market complexity, opportunities, and challenges for our customers, has continued to evolve...


Book online training courses and save money with an annual licence

Cornwall Insight’s training licence is designed to help you save money on your energy industry training.  The annual licence offers the opportunity for teams to book scheduled online training courses as they wish throughout the year, for a fixed cost. Our full-length courses, currently hosted online and spread across a...


Our new Market Insight webinars

Our new topical webinars are designed to keep you on top of the latest developments in the energy industry. The sessions are hosted by our market experts and provide valuable insight and analysis on current 'hot topics'. Additionally, each session will end with the opportunity for a Q&A with our experts. Our...