Laura
Woolsey

Analyst

Phone: +44 (0)1603 542178
Email: l.woolsey@cornwall-insight.com

Laura focuses on researching data and digitalisation in the energy sector and is involved in the delivery of the Feed-in Tariff (FiTs) and Third-Party Charges (TPC) reports, as well as contributing to various other publications including Energy:2030 and Chart of the Week.

Laura joined the team in November 2019, having recently graduated from UEA with a First-Class BSc (Hons) in Environmental Sciences. During her degree, the focus of Laura’s studies was on carbon management and climate sciences.

Latest thinking

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...

Home supply and services

Introducing the Green Gas Levy

In Autumn 2021 the Green Gas Support Scheme (GGSS) will be launched, supporting decarbonisation of the gas grid as the UK aims to reach net zero emissions by 2050. The GGSS will predominately focus on providing financial incentives for biomethane (green gas) injection in the grid and, in order to...

Low carbon generation

Up north and down south – trends for generator TNUoS charging

The topic of generator Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) is becoming a subject of increasing interest for stakeholders as regulation, policy, and the generation mix create potential volatility for future charging trends. The significant costs posed through TNUoS are an important consideration for generators, with high variability between regions...

Home supply and services

COVID-19-driven changes to electricity Third Party Charges

The impact of COVID-19 on the energy sector has been a hot topic for the last few months. As we progress further into the UK’s lockdown period we are now beginning to piece together the wider picture of effects across energy Third Party Charges (TPCs). These impacts are expected to...