Our insight paper, ‘Integrate to Zero: Carbon and cost reduction opportunities from integrated energy in GB’, summarises the current market landscape, opportunities, and barriers to offering integrated energy propositions to consumers in Great Britain (GB). We define an integrated energy proposition as one which aims to provide end users with the opportunities of carbon and energy cost reduction through integrated energy activities.
Low carbon generation
Transforming the Energy Market: how change will work for consumers
The past two years have seen rocketing energy prices, as households and businesses grapple with bills far beyond pre-crisis levels. There is no way to turn back the clock, however, we can look to seize the many opportunities to reshape and future-proof the UK energy system, ensuring a brighter future...
Regulation and policy
The changing compliance landscape
In recent months, Ofgem has been increasing its engagement with suppliers to ensure compliance with their supply licences and to deliver more resilient business models. This has been evidenced through a number of actions, such as stress testing suppliers and introducing additional reporting requirements, under the scope of the regulator’s...
Business supply and services
Re-balancing the balancing costs –BSUoS charges to be levied solely on suppliers from April 2023
Balancing the electricity system costs money. National Grid in its role as Electricity System Operator (ESO) takes actions in every half hour to achieve the remarkable feat of keeping supply and demand finely balanced on our national electricity system – maintaining a system which runs between 49.8 and 50.2Hz with...
Commercial and market outlook
COVID-19 virus and the GB energy sector webinar
This webinar explores our take on the emerging disruptions to the electricity and gas markets as COVID-19 tightens its grip on the UK. We highlight how the struggles of consumers in managing the virus has already caused unintended consequences for suppliers. Also, how these consequences could develop in the coming weeks...
Home supply and services
SOLR power transfers Future Energy customers to Green Star Energy
Green Star Energy has emerged as the winner of Ofgem’s supplier of last resort (SOLR) process for the 10,000 or so customers of failed supplier Future Energy. The process seems to have worked well with physical supplies continuing at the same tariff rates—be they fixed or variable—until 30 September. This...