• Low carbon generation

    A podium finish: ROC banking in CP19

    The Renewables Obligation (RO) Compliance Period (CP) 19 (2020-21) has been unusual in the scheme’s history in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we are in the so-called “compliance season” for CP19, we reflect on the last year and the importance that Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROC) “banking”...

  • Commercial and market outlook

    Chart of the week | Green recovery in Italy?

    Issue 229 of ‘Chart of the week’ showcases Italian prime minister Mario Draghi’s economic recovery plan which was presented to the country’s parliament. The appointment of Mario Draghi, former head of the European Central Bank, as prime minister on 13 February has provided the country with a unique opportunity to...

  • Low carbon generation

    Australian Chart of the week | COVID-19 and the NEM: are ducks immune to the pandemic?

    Australia ramps up its efforts against the COVID-19 health pandemic. Many have asked what COVID-19 means for the National Electricity Market (NEM) and energy sector in general.  In this Chart of the week, through a time-of-day analysis, we examine the impact the week-by-week federal restrictions on businesses and individuals are having...