Thursday, 19 October 2017
by Tim Pratt

Make sure you don’t lose out over the TRIAD season

The TRIAD season is almost upon us once again. It’s time for another look at the outcomes of previous seasons which assist you in either avoiding TRIAD demand periods if you import electricity or hitting them if you export electricity.
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
by Oli Coe

Almost time for ESOS round two

The deadline for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) phase two is 5 December 2019. The scheme was introduced by the Government in 2015 in response to a European Union directive on energy reporting. The aim of the scheme is to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions by making it compulsory for
Thursday, 12 October 2017
by Jon Swain

Update on the RHI consultation

Last week the consultation regarding some of the eligible heat uses within the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) closed to respondents.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017
by Jon Swain

The greenest summer on record

This summer has been labelled as the “greenest” on record for energy by the National Grid because 52% of the UK’s electricity requirement was met by low carbon sources, the highest percentage yet, and a great achievement considering that four years ago it was only 35%.
Monday, 09 October 2017
by Tim Pratt

Hope remains for Embedded Generators TRIAD income… just

Back in March this year OFGEM announced their final decision to remove (as good as) TRIAD income for embedded generators. I wrote a blog about it, which you can read here. Well, it seems there is a last minute attempt to reverse this decision in the form of a Judicial Review.
Thursday, 05 October 2017
by Andrew Morbey

Energy storage on mountains and abandoned mines

With renewable energy and energy storage becoming increasingly researched and debated throughout the world, engineers and researchers are coming up with unique ways for storing this energy.
Tuesday, 03 October 2017
by Candace Robb

Did you, or do you have a maximum demand meter?

Are you now paying significantly more than you used to and have charges appear on your bill that you don’t recognise?
Thursday, 28 September 2017
by Tim Pratt

Capacity Market: high costs for users, more income for generators

Winter is fast approaching, whether we are ready or not. The onset of winter means that business electricity prices will rise and this year we will also need to be prepared for the introduction of the Capacity Market (CM) and the additional costs that go with it.
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
by Andrew Morbey

An ITAR update from Ofgem

Recently, Ofgem hosted a Webinar on ‘Guidance on how to produce an Independent Technical Assurance Report’ aimed at those who own a generation station. Two of our engineers Andrew and Oli, took part in the Webinar and learned key points that make producing a quality ITAR important:
Thursday, 21 September 2017
by Jenny Beynon

Understanding energy storage

On 20 September, around 40 delegates joined us for an afternoon of presentations on the topic of energy storage. The event was organised by GrowSave, a knowledge sharing project, delivered by FEC Energy on behalf of AHDB Horticulture. Delegates heard how energy storage methods could benefit them,

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