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Will Irish households benefit from falling wholesale prices?

Will Irish households benefit from falling wholesale prices? Wholesale prices across the Single Electricity Market (SEM) fell to record lows in April. Joe Camish Analyst at Cornwall Insight Ireland discusses these developments and what this might mean for electricity users across Ireland.   The most prominent of these were the movements in the day-ahead power…
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Renewable generator revenues fall due to lockdown

Renewable generator revenues fall due to COVID-19 lockdown: Research from Cornwall Insight’s Green Power Forecast reveals there has been a sharp decline in generator revenues. Solar and wind technologies have been particularly impacted by low demand levels due to the COVID-19 lockdown.   Solar PV captured prices were, on average, 8.4% and 14.9% below baseload…
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COVID-19 impacts: gas and power prices over the summer

COVID-19 impacts: gas and power prices over the summer months: As Great Britain (GB) is starting to move through the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been some indications that the energy market could be passing its trough.   Tim Dixon, Wholesale Team Lead at Cornwall Insight, looks into how GB gas & power…
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COVID-19 impacts: Energy demand and emissions

COVID-19 impacts: Energy demand and emissions across Europe: Research from Cornwall Insight has investigated the impact on the daily average electricity demand and carbon emissions across five European countries during the four weeks from 23 March – the commencement of lockdown in the UK.   Overall, all five markets – Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy…
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