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    Record high energy prices causing concern

    Each week this summer, Sam Peek and colleagues in Cornwall Insight’s Assets and Infrastructure team have tracked the seemingly inexorable rise of wholesale price in the Energy Market Bulletin. The latest issue covers the all-time high spot power and gas prices with day-ahead prices up 10-fold (ten as they write...

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    Daily Bulletin, I love you 4,000

    We have just passed a notable landmark with our 4,000th issue of the Daily Bulletin being published today. Things started with the first Daily Bulletin on 13 September 2005 – the main news on that day was E.ON UK applying for planning to build a CCGT at Drakelow. It never progressed beyond planning, but the second story, negative reaction to tariff...

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    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...

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    Women in the energy sector: Enabling progress at Cornwall Insight

    Today, the campaigning group POWERful Women* (PfW) will launch its 2021 statistics on gender diversity at the top of the UK energy sector (register here).  Like many of you, I will watch with interest to see how the picture has evolved: last year it reported 13% of executive board directors in...

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    Your invite to our wholesale Summer Outlook 2021 webinar

    We are delighted to invite you to our wholesale Summer Outlook webinar. On 12 May, Cornwall Insight will be hosting an open webinar covering our independent views, analysis and outlook of the upcoming summer 2021 period. As part of this session, we will explore a range of both historic and...

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    Cornwall Insight supporting families through Leeway

    In April 2020, the Cornwall Insight team voted for our new charity of the year. We chose ‘Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services, a charity local to our head office in Norwich. In summary, Leeway has the following: A domestic abuse helpline for free, confidential and non-judgmental adviceOne-to-one support and...

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    Alert: Budget 2021

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his Budget on 3 March, a year on from the start of the COVID-19 crisis and his second in the job. Headline announcements included, among others, a sovereign green bond, the UK Infrastructure Bank, a freeze in Carbon Price Support and £20mn for floating offshore wind....

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    Introducing Energy Spectrum Europe

    Cornwall Insight is pleased to announce the launch of Energy Spectrum Europe. This new addition to the Energy Spectrum stable will provide the authoritative, independent insight and analysis of energy markets for which its peers covering Great Britain, Ireland and Australia are rightly renowned. Every month Energy Spectrum Europe will...

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    What’s changed? Celebrating 750 issues of Energy spectrum

    Today marks 750 editions of Energy Spectrum, our flagship publication which covers news and insight on the energy market. To celebrate, we present six Energy Perspectives from past publications, going as far back as 2005, which we believe still have relevance today.  Issue 4 – ‘Smart metering’ - Energy policy’s missing...

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    GB consultancy: Our 2020 highlights

    We are independent commercial advisors to over 300 energy companies from generators, project developers, energy suppliers, network companies, investors, government departments and professional firms. Our team has over 40 years of energy market experience and works across the whole energy chain. Here is a small selection of our work in...

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    Cornwall Insight tops Financial Times’s management consultancy rankings for the third year

    We are delighted to announce that we have won a bronze award in the Financial Times UK’s Leading Management Consultants for the Energy, Utilities and Environment sector for the third year running. The accolade was based on research by Statista, who conducted two separate surveys, a peer-review and feedback from...

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    BBC interview | Robert Buckley discusses Ofgem’s price cap

    Robert Buckley spoke to Felicity Hannah on BBC Five Live’s Wake up to Money programme ahead of Ofgem’s announcement to increase the default price cap by £96 to £1,138. Robert explained that a combination of a rise in wholesale prices and policy costs for renewable electricity, as well as the inclusion of £23.69...

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    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...

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    Cornwall Insight strengthens its Board

    Cornwall Insight, an award-winning international firm delivering comprehensive Insight that enables businesses, markets, and policymakers to succeed in the net zero transition, has further strengthened its Group Board. The company has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors, Dr. Kate Broughton, and Steve Jennings, in addition to Claire Skinner as a Special...

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    The top 5 podcasts of 2020

    We released 13 podcasts in 2020 covering all aspects of the energy market, from the Capacity Market and Electric Vehicles to Faster Switching and heat networks. Here are our top five podcasts of the year, ranked by the number of people who listened. 5. The Impact of COVID-19 on System...

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    Update | Demand for more charging infrastructure as EV ownership increases

    We recently received additional information on a press release issued at the beginning of December on Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charge points. Below is an update to the data and graph. We would like to apologise for any issues this may have caused. Updated analysis by Cornwall Insight shows the...

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    15 years on…

    2020 marks 15 years since the inception of Cornwall Insight. Take a look at the infographic to see how the UK energy economy and Cornwall Insight have changed.

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    Cornwall Insight comments on the Energy White Paper

    Commenting on the government's release of the Energy White Paper, which sets out plans to decarbonise the UK's energy system, Gareth Miller, CEO of Cornwall Insight, said: “The Energy White Paper maps out the biggest change to the energy markets since the Electricity Act of 1989. Many of the headlines...

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    Cornwall Insight advises Still Waters Green Technology for its 30MW flagship battery storage project

    We are pleased to announce that we have advised Still Waters Green Technology (SWGT) to secure the £12m non-recourse Phase One Financial Close with Santander UK. The deal was announced in November and will see a 30MW utility-scale battery storage project built in Swindon. Our experts leveraged their comprehensive knowledge...

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    Cornwall Insight supports Zenobē Energy on a £150mn equity capital raise

    Cornwall Insight, an energy consultancy, research, and analytics company, is pleased to announce its role in providing support Zenobē Energy secure a £150mn equity capital raise from Infracapital. The deal was announced on 13 November 2020, and the funding will be used to support the growth of Zenobē Energy’s grid-scale...

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    15 years of Energy Spectrum and the Daily Bulletin

    We have just passed a notable landmark with the 15th anniversary of the launch of the Energy Spectrum Service. Things started with the first Daily Bulletin on 13 September 2005 – the main news on that day was E.ON UK applying for planning to build a CCGT at Drakelow. It...

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    Our online energy markets training service – learning and development is as important in these strange times as ever

    Despite all the change to working patterns over the last few months it is still the case that the energy sector continues to evolve and change to tackle the immediate challenges presented by COVID-19 and the equally pressing need to meet net zero targets by 2050. Having worked at Cornwall...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    How we’re helping our local community during COVID-19

    Cornwall Insight recognises the importance of playing our part in supporting the wider effort to address COVID-19. That is why, aside from continuing our insights on COVID-19 to the energy market, we will be donating 5% of all revenues made from our webinar series over the coming three months to 'Norfolk Community...

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    Free one-month trial of a forum

    Would you like to attend one of our forums for free? We’re offering a one-month free trial for new members to attend. Cornwall Insight hosts several forums spanning key areas of the energy value chain. Our forums allow you the opportunity to talk to our experts and hear their thoughts...

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    Cornwall Insight supports 42MW Newhurst Energy-from-Waste achieve financial close

    Covanta, Biffa and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) have reached financial close for the 42MW Newhurst Energy-from-Waste facility (EfW) in Leicestershire, England. Cornwall Insight’s team of consultants supported the deal. Over the recent months, we provided a comprehensive end-to-end Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) tender support service to the project partners...

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    Celebration: Cornwall Insight wins second FT award

    Tom Palmer, our managing consultant, discusses our recent success of achieving a bronze award for consulting from the Financial Times for the second year running. Last week we discovered that for the second year running we have been rated in the top 20 Management Consultants for Energy, Utilities and Environment...