The decarbonisation journey is not just driving clean energy but is reshaping the whole market design.
This is an exciting ‘tipping point’ for electricity where the old- fashioned market design is being truly challenged by a new market designed from the bottom up and facilitated by the digital revolution.
If captured, these benefits should drive a faster trajectory for decarbonisation, reduce the overall consumer bill, and fully modernise the sector.
Utilities should stop applying the same tired tactics for customer engagement
This report aims to welcome the dynamism, opportunities and transformation that our energy sector can achieve through a new set of regulatory principles that embraces the changing nature of energy, technology and primarily consumers.
With renewables and distributed energy becoming the norm, Laura Sandys says a new way of thinking is needed.
When one or two energy geeks meet it is rare that “security of supply” isn’t mentioned. “Thou shalt have security of supply” is one of the commandments of the energy system – keep those lights on!
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