Where Grid Regulation Went Wrong

Where Grid Regulation Went Wrong

Where Grid Regulation Went Wrong The Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan is the UK government’s and Ofgem’s proposal to achieve Net Zero emissions in the energy system. Most of the other current BEIS consultations are detailed looks into elements of this...
Offshore Energy Networks

Offshore Energy Networks

Offshore Energy Networks The subject here is how to regulate OFTOs (cables owned by Offshore Transmission Owners) so that (for example) they can be linked together into offshore grids and/or interconnectors, or how other farms/plants can be connected to existing...
Fads and Fallacies of the Energy Transition

Fads and Fallacies of the Energy Transition

Throughout the energy transition, technology after technology has been lauded as “the big thing” of the energy transition, “the solution” to the challenges involved – in effect, a magic wand. The energy transition cannot be achieved by an...
Comparing Energy Storage, Like with Like

Comparing Energy Storage, Like with Like

One of the biggest challenges facing those who wish to invest in, or otherwise work with, energy storage is how to compare the costs and performance of different technologies. Many (e.g. batteries) carefully select their data points to flatter both their capabilities...