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Ofgem’s plans for a low-carbon, flexible and smart grid

Last week, Ofgem published Upgrading Our Energy System – Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan. The plan forms part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy and Clean Growth Plan as well as Ofgem’s future work. It is apparent that Ofgem recognises that the UK is moving towards a renewables-dependent and decentralised grid network or smart grid; ‘our...

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British Gas electricity prices and pass through charges – what we can do

Splashed across the headlines is the news today that British Gas will increase electricity prices by 12.5% from the 15th September, which consumer experts fear could instigate a new spate of price rises from rival suppliers this coming winter. The gas prices remain unchanged, meaning the average dual fuel bill will rise by 7.3% –...

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Uptake of electric vehicles in the UK increases 28 fold in four years but experts warn of potential hurdles

The UK has made significant improvements in reducing emissions from the power sector thanks to increased renewable electricity generation but still lags behind the rest of Europe when it comes to emissions from heat and transportation. A recent poll from the Energy Institute found that energy professionals are sceptical, on the basis of current policies,...

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