Features and Analysis

Energy sector insights, report analysis, predictions and examination of energy trends, grid innovation and energy market movements within the energy sector. Energy policy and regulatory frameworks are also included.


Generg: Monitoring and controlling renewable assets in real time

The question of how to get the most out of your assets is one that is high on the list of priorities for companies around the globe.

Utilities – the silent heroes of the power industry

For people in many parts of the world, electricity is easy to take for granted. We flip a switch and it’s there, writes Nokia's Kamal Ballout.
goto energy; capacity markets

Ed’s note: Is a shake up in capacity markets needed?

Do capacity markets need to be redesigned to better integrate renewable energy? If so, shouldn't the best interests of consumers be at the...

Digital transformation using OCF core framework

The success of the internet is largely due to a set of standards that define the internet protocol. Prior to IP, communication systems required their own domains, each with unique protocols and infrastructure.

Ed’s note: The long-term impact of a pandemic

The International Energy Agency released its annual World Energy Investment 2020 report in May and noted that 2020 will see the single largest drop...
community energy

Building back better: What role UK communities can play in delivering...

Anda Baumerte, sustainability manager at Northern Powergrid discusses the role community energy projects can play in helping the UK to achieve its net-zero goal.
energy transition

Ed’s note: Step aside US/China – there’s a new leader in...

The increasing tension between the US and China has been a discussion point in the news across all parts of the world...
renewable energy generators

COVID-19 reduces revenues for renewable energy generators

Research from Cornwall Insight’s Green Power Forecast reveals there has been a sharp decline in revenues for renewable energy generators.

Tech and ESG are the ‘investment megatrends of the decade’

Technology and responsible investing will “inevitably be the top two megatrends” of the 2020s, affirms the CEO of independent financial advisory organisation deVere.
ARENA renewables

Renewables pipeline shows evidence of developer appetite

Cornwall Insight’s Renewables Pipeline Tracker reveals there is ample evidence of developer appetite for future renewables investments in the UK.

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