On Tuesday 7 February, the government announced it will establish a number of new departments, with some designed to replace aspects of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
As part of its work in progress, the National Audit Office (NAO) has announced an upcoming paper that aims to examine how BEIS is set up to achieve power sector decarbonisation while maintaining security of electricity supply, and affordability for customers and taxpayers.
BEIS issued a press release outlining proposals to reform GB’s Capacity Market (CM), ensuring it is fit for a net zero future while ensuring the security of our electricity supply
Regen published a letter directed to BEIS Secretary of State, Grant Shapps, on behalf of six UK energy trade bodies calling for urgent action to address constraints on the electricity network if the UK is to achieve net zero.
UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) published a response to BEIS’ Review of Electricity Market Arrangement (REMA) consultation.
BEIS published its response to its September consultation seeking to identify new generating technologies for the future Capacity Market, including updates on the progress of vehicle-to-X (V2X) technology and its potential to contribute to security of supply.