Net zero corporates and ESG

Q3 2022 All-Island Power Market Outlook to 2030 overview

This report provides an annual overview of trends for the All-Ireland Power Market out to 2030 using...

Commercial and market outlook

EV uptake set to transform the grid in...

Regulation and policy

One-hit wonder? Assessing the government’s business support scheme

Low carbon generation

MCS Charitable Foundation – Hydrogen Costs

Commercial and market outlook

Moving with the times: How trading strategies in...

Energy storage and flexibility

Now we’re peaking with gas: how much evening...

Announcement

Australian FCAS power price trends

Commercial and market outlook

Off the charts: ESOO flags earlier reliability shortfalls...

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  • Net zero corporates and ESG

    Q3 2022 All-Island Power Market Outlook to 2030 overview

    This report provides an annual overview of trends for the All-Ireland Power Market out to 2030 using outputs from Cornwall Insight’s latest forward curve for the All-Island (AI) Single Electricity Market (SEM) covering Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. This publication is based on comprehensive market and asset-level power…

  • Low carbon generation

    GB Power Market Outlook to 2030 Q3 2022

    This report provides an annual overview of trends for the GB Power Market out to 2030 using outputs from Cornwall Insight’s latest Benchmark Power Curve (BPC) for the British Electricity Market covering England, Scotland and Wales. This publication is based on comprehensive market and asset-level power price modelling that delivers…

  • Regulation and policy

    One-hit wonder? Assessing the government’s business support scheme

    Subsidising the unprecedented cost of energy for both households and businesses came in at the forefront of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng’s “mini-budget” last Friday. Described as “one of the biggest interventions ever made”, Kwarteng confirmed a three-step plan. Firstly, as announced on 8 September, the introduction of…

Chart of the week

  • Commercial and market outlook

    EV uptake set to transform the grid in the Australia – but how much?

    Electric vehicles (EVs) are slowly becoming more popular in Australia, with new car sales increased during the last two years. Although Australia is behind in EV deployment compared to other countries, Federal and state governments have taken serious steps to accelerate EV uptake. Therefore, EVs could play a significant role…

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Unlocking REMA: emerging market views

    Recent market events have continued to highlight the challenges of the energy trilemma, specifically the need to decarbonise the energy system while ensuring energy security and affordability. The government announced in April 2022 it would be undertaking a Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA) to address these issues, and in…

  • Power and gas networks

    CMP395 BSUoS cap

    On 21 September, the Final Modification Report for CMP395 was published by National Grid ESO (NG ESO). CMP395 seeks to cap the half-hourly Balancing Services Use of System charge (BSUoS) at £15/MWh over the winter period (1 October 2022 – 31 March 2023), with the deferred costs recouped in the…

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  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Unlocking REMA

    Recent challenges have emphasised the recurring importance of the energy trilemma, namely the need to decarbonise the energy system while ensuring energy security and affordability. The government announced its Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA) in April 2022 to address these issues. In July, the government published a consultation paper…

  • Business supply and services

    Weathering the storm: Mitigating the impact of energy price hikes for businesses

    The challenging gas supply situation and record-high electricity prices are putting considerable pressures on the GB economy as we enter winter 2022-23. Unfortunately, as the winter approaches, wholesale energy prices are set to rise even further, constraining the growth of businesses that were starting to recover from the scars of…

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    Battery-as-a-Service: an underexplored opportunity?

    At the back end of 2020, the government published a plan to put an end to the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the UK by the end of the decade. While welcome news for many, this target – the most ambitious in the G7 – brought into…

Innovations

  • Innovations

    The Greater Manchester Local Energy Market – what is it?

    Cornwall Insight is part of the Greater Manchester Local Energy Market (GMLEM), a project which is creating a modern energy system across the city. This world-leading scheme led by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) involves 11 key partners, and is a key part of the GMCA’s plans for decarbonisation. Greater…

  • Innovations

    Rewire-NW project

    The Rewire-NW project was launched in spring 2020. Led by Pure Leapfrog, the project is developing plans to create a range of business models to implement locally-focused energy projects, leading the town of Warrington towards Net Zero. Rewire-NW is a forward-looking and innovative project that aims to connect Warrington using…

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