Tim
Dixon

Wholesale Team Lead

Phone: +44 (0)1603 542144
Email: t.dixon@cornwall-insight.com

Tim is a Lead Analyst in the Assets and Infrastructure Team at Cornwall Insight, with more than six years’ experience at the company. 

He specialises in wholesale, renewables and flexibility markets, with particular areas of expertise in renewables policy, renewables revenue streams, generator routes to market, and wholesale power and gas market analysis. Tim’s specialisms helps him oversee Cornwall Insight’s subscription services spanning wholesale energy markets, PPAs, renewable asset revenue streams, policy cost forecasting, green certificates markets, and flexibility.  

Tim also contributes regularly to Cornwall Insight’s forum services, training business, and consultancy team. 

Tim joined the team in 2015 after completing his Master’s Degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering. 

Latest thinking

Low carbon generation

CfD Allocation Round 4 – let the competition begin

2022 is set to hold what could be the largest Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction to date, Allocation Round (AR) 4, with government aiming to secure around 12GW of new renewables through the scheme. It will see the re-introduction of Pot 1 technologies (“established” technologies such as onshore wind and...

Low carbon generation

Here we go again: Capacity Market auctions, what can we expect?

After recently issuing our latest Capacity Market Forecast, we wanted to highlight some of the key trends to look out for regarding the upcoming Capacity Market (CM) auctions being held in February 2022. This round of CM auctions begins with the T-1 for Delivery Year 2022-23 on 15 February followed...

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...

Commercial and market outlook

Divergent electricity prices in the wake of Brexit

On 1 January 2021, the UK left the European Union (EU) and as such is no longer part of the Internal Energy Market (IEM). While the UK and the EU agreed a post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on 24 December, outlining how energy markets, interconnectors and regulation will be affected,...

Low carbon generation

Mutualisation? Oversupply? Banking? Latest developments in the ROC market

We track the ROC markets closely through our within-year and long-term market forecasts of ROC values and supplier costs. In this blog we provide a view on the latest market developments and our current forecast levels. If you are interested in the Renewables Obligation, or our market forecasts for the...

Announcement

Event | An update on recent and upcoming changes in the Flexibility space

Cornwall Insight is holding a virtual event for flexibility market customers on Thursday 20 August 2020, from 10am until 12pm. Our experts will be giving an overview of current and upcoming trends across the wholesale and retail flexibility space. This will be split across two sessions - the first considering short-term changes and the...

Energy storage and flexibility

FiT costs to reach all-time high amid COVID outbreak

Energy Third Party Charges (TPCs) have certainly been in the limelight recently, and rightly so as less consumption from non-domestic sectors is resulting in a greater recovery of money from domestic households amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Several measures have been taken to date to protect domestic suppliers and consumers from...

Low carbon generation

Flexible Asset PPAs – more capacity, more competition

The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) market for flexible assets in the last six months has both grown in size and seen increased levels of competition as new offtakers and optimisers make themselves known in the market. What do we mean by the PPA market for flexible assets? We mean the...