Committee on Climate Change

  • Business supply and services

    What happened in 2022 in the energy market?

    The GB energy market never stands still and 2022 was no different. In this infographic, we look back at some key happenings from the past year in different segments of the GB energy market.  Click the image below to see our snapshot.

  • Regulation and policy

    Government to consult on the introduction of Cost-Plus-Revenue Limit

    The government issued its Energy Prices Bill on 12 October. The bill will put in law a number of the already-announced mechanisms that will be used to support households and businesses this winter including the Energy Price Guarantee and the Energy Bill Relief Scheme. Also announced alongside this is the...

  • Commercial and market outlook

    Flight of the Phoenix – could green investment point the way forward post-COVID?

    As economies around the world move from “disaster preparation” to “recovery preparation”, the low carbon and renewable sector has been earmarked as a means by which to target government support in a manner consistent with medium and long-term policy targets – such  the UK’s own net zero 2050 objectives. While...

  • Commercial and market outlook

    Editor’s Pick | Unplugged: stakeholders up the pressure on White Paper

    A month is a long time in politics. The euphoria surrounding the introduction and passage of the legislation for 2050 net zero target has proved short-lived, and the government has been pushed very much onto the back foot following the publication of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC)’s 2019 scorecard...

  • Commercial and market outlook

    Five things we learnt from Energy Spectrum | 674

    We present five key themes and findings from this week’s edition of Energy Spectrum Issue 674 Our Energy Perspective considers the similar themes between the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC) latest annual progress report to Parliament on reducing emissions and National Grid's Future Energy Scenarios analysis for 2019. We find...

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    Road to zero emissions: A slow start, the pace must now quicken

    A year and a day ago today the government’s Road to Zero strategy was issued, which was largely criticised for not going far enough to tackle surface transport emissions. Today’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) publications concludes that the government must try harder, much harder, if net zero targets are to be met, with...

  • Commercial and market outlook

    Energy Spectrum Overview

    ENERGY PERSPECTIVE In this week’s Energy Perspective, we discuss the findings of an insight paper by Cornwall Insight’s local specialist sister company Pixie Energy. Published in response to the upcoming Feed-in Tariff (FiT) closure, the UnFiT for Purpose paper makes a case for securing a continuing route to market for small-scale renewable generation....

  • Commercial and market outlook

    This week’s Energy Spectrum overview | 21 May 2018

    Energy Perspective In this week’s Energy Perspective, we examine the emerging risks of increasing wholesale price cannibalisation, based on the results of our latest insight paper. We expect renewables to make up a significantly larger proportion of the generation mix in the coming years, but argue that alternative sources of...