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Winners & losers in the ‘Postcode lottery’ for EV charging

Winners & losers in the ‘Postcode lottery’ for EV charging: Last month the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its final report on its market study into the electric vehicle (EV) charging in the UK. It raised concerns about charge point deployment, stating that access to suitable charging can be a “postcode lottery” and that…
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Renewable retail finance doubtful for mass capacity extras

Renewable retail finance doubtful for mass capacity extras: Merchant finance for renewables projects is unlikely to lead to mass capacity additions to the generation fleet, according to the latest insight paper from Cornwall Insight – Merchant renewables still face challenges. To gauge the market’s temperature, Cornwall Insight surveyed 258 individuals across the industry on what…
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Brexit impacts | Divergent

Brexit impacts | Divergent electricity prices

Brexit impacts | Divergent electricity prices: Since the start of the year, as a result of Brexit, Great Britain‘s (GB’s) internal and cross-border trading has been temporarily decoupled from European power exchanges. This is expected to result in less efficient trades; interconnector flows and divergent electricity prices between power exchanges. Research from Cornwall Insight examining…
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A Warmer climate could spur abrupt vegetation growth

A warmer climate could spur abrupt vegetation growth and changes in crop quality across parts of Great Britain. This is according to a recent climate change study by the University of Exeter that predicts it will ‘drastically’ impact plant life. Two distinct climate change scenarios were studied by experts, which were developed by the Met…
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