Industry Study to Boost Electricity Distribution From Remote Wind Farms

A ground-breaking study, led by energy specialist Parsons Brinckerhoff, has concluded that, under certain circumstances, electrical power lines can carry more than double the amount of electrical energy than their current ‘static’ rating suggests. The study, which analysed the ‘cooling’ effect of wind on the rating of electrical power lines, has major implications for the … Read more

Watchdog to Investigate UK Retail Energy Market

UK energy watchdog Ofgem has released its latest Electricity and Gas Supply Market Report, which indicates that that the margin on a standard dual fuel tariff is now around £90, an increase of 38% from September. Whilst Ofgem would expect efficient firms to make a profit, it wants clarity on behalf of consumers that the … Read more