BEIS Energy Trends for Q2 2019

BEIS has published its quarterly Energy Trends for April to June 2019. The publication compares the UK’s energy consumption trends and the fuel and generation mix across quarters in different years. Q2 2019 saw 35.5% of electricity generated by renewable resources. This was a record for the quarter, up 3.5% from the same quarter in 2018, largely thanks to increased generation capacity. (more…)

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CfD Allocation Round III Results

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the results of the third round of Contract for Difference (CfD) allocations. Some contracts for offshore wind power have been awarded at strike prices as low as £39.65 per MWh (expressed in 2012 levels). This is 30% cheaper than offshore wind power was two years ago and cheaper than current wholesale electricity prices. (more…)

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