Viewpoints

As part of the IGov 2 research on energy system change we will invite guest blogs from our advisory group and rising stars, as well as repost interested debates from GB and internationally. You can read these viewpoints on these pages.

  • Viewpoint: Bad news, buried: Capacity Market de-rating factors for storage

    July 26, 2017

    Viewpoint: Bad news, buried: Capacity Market de-rating factors for storage

    Bad news, buried: Capacity Market de-rating factors for storage Felicity Jones,  Everoze Partners Ltd  &  IGov Advisory Group, 26th July 2017 Whilst everyone was celebrating £246m investment in batteries, BEIS smuggled in a consultation proposing cuts to storage de-rating factors in the UK Capacity Market. Here’s what you need to know. Wasn’t Monday morning fantastic for us battery enthusiasts? Greg Clark promised to establish the UK as a world leader in batteries through launching the £246m Faraday Challenge. And – finally – after 9 long months of silence, BEIS released its action plan to remove barriers to system flexibility

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