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Author: Jake Ballantyne

Potential winds of change for the UK’s onshore wind sector?

The UK Government has relaxed its opposition to the development of subsidised onshore wind projects. The change, which could facilitate developments on ‘remote-islands,’ was outlined in a response to a consultation on Contracts for Difference (CfDs) for Renewable Electricity Generation[1]. This development could signal the beginning of wider policy changes for onshore wind support. Industry will want to act to ensure that momentum is not lost. Subtle reclassifications could lead to more significant shifts in policy By differentiating between ‘Remote Island Wind’ and other onshore wind projects, the government will allow island schemes of 5MW and above to compete for CfDs. This could be a significant change....

Should the Government re-evaluate policies to keep the lights on?

Last week Aurora Energy Research published a report that questions the UK’s reliance on interconnectors to secure its energy supply. The report called on policy-makers to improve their evaluation of the risks of relying on links with other networks in Europe. ‘Energy Security in An Interconnected Europe’[1] contends that interconnection can make a positive contribution to supply but only if the right policy framework is in place. Aurora has highlighted the difficulty of relying on interconnectors in a stress event The Capacity Market was created to ensure electricity continues to be delivered when it is needed whilst the UK replaces older power stations and introduces more intermittent...