Predictions of blackouts and supply “crunches” will be plastered all over the media this autumn, as every year. We do not believe the lights will go out, but much greater focus is needed on modernizing the power system, signalling the value of flexibility alongside energy revenues, and stimulating consumers to respond to changing supply conditions. […]
Hugo Chandler, Director of New Resource Partners, Paul Massara, Former Head of RWE npower and Joan McNaughton, World Energy Trilemma Executive Chair at World Energy Council, comment in advance of reports to be published by National Grid this week. Commenting ahead of reports this week from National Grid, on UK electricity margins for this winter […]
National Grid said yesterday it was confident that there would be enough generation to meet demand, despite a flurry of recent closures of the coal-fired power stations that, until recently, were the biggest contributors of Britain’s electricity. View the full article featured in ‘Financial Times’ here or by ‘The Times’ here.
Alongside James Heappey, MP for Wells and member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee and Professor Jim Watson, Director of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) Hugo Chandler of NRP discussed the implications of Brexit for energy policy in the UK. Hugo Chandler, Director at New Resource Partners who formerly led work on grid integration of […]
NRP and Lazarus have prepared a research note on investment opportunities arising from disruptions in electricity markets caused by new wind and solar power plants. The note highlights that media doomsaying on security of supply misses the point that these disruptions are opening the way for new infrastructure assets, including new transmission, demand response, storage, […]