Consumer Perceptions of the Energy Market Q3 2019
This is Q3 2019 update of results from our survey monitoring domestic consumers’ perceptions of service in the energy market.02/12/19
Consumer Perceptions of the Energy Market Q4 2019
This is the Q4 2019 update of results from our survey monitoring domestic consumers’ perceptions of service in the energy market.20/03/20
Microbusiness research synthesis slide pack
This slide pack supports our Microbusiness Strategic Review, by identifying and utilising relevant published research to help build a robust evidence base.31/05/19
Biomass Sustainability Dataset 2018-19
This data set details the performance of generating stations using biomass fuels on the Renewables Obligation scheme, against the scheme sustainability criteria.31/03/20
Consumer Survey 2019
This is an overview of findings from Ofgem’s annual consumer survey, covering consumer engagement in the energy market, their attitudes towards switching and comparing energy deals and how they access the market.02/02/20
Energy Systems Catapult Report ‘Innovating to Net Zero’
A new report by Energy Systems Catapult has found Net Zero by 2050 is possible if the UK supports innovation and scale-up across three essential areas – Low Carbon Technology, Land Use and Lifestyle.The post Energy Systems Catapult Report ‘Innovating to Net Zero’ appeared first on BIEE.
PRESS RELEASE: Government deployment stats fail to accurately capture >50kW PV systems
- Jack Dobson-Smith
The STA continues to call on the Government to address serious flaws in the accuracy of its photovoltaic deployment data following the publication of its latest statistics, which state that solar deployment in 2019 was down by over 60MW compared to 2018, suggesting the slowest year for the industry since 2010.  However, the statistics fail to accurately capture PV systems sized above 50kW, with no update to the ‘50 kW to ≤ 5 MW’ category since March 2019, and only one large-scale site added to ‘> 25 MW’ category in 2019, a 34.7MWp array completed in December by GRIDSERVE. ... \nRead More\nThe post PRESS RELEASE: Government deployment stats fail to accurately capture >50kW PV systems appeared first on Solar Trade Association.
PRESS RELEASE: Solar industry calls for net zero Budget
- Jack Dobson-Smith
The STA is calling on the government to deliver a budget that unlocks the potential of solar energy in the UK and empowers the transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Exemption for solar from business rates, fair tax treatment, zero-interest loans for green home improvements and a commitment to procure renewable energy for the civic estate are the key recommendations made to the Treasury in the association’s budget representation.  Additionally, a recommendation that the Government hold regular CfD auctions which include solar was adopted as policy last week.  STA Chief Executive said: “This government has begun to ... \nRead More\nThe post PRESS RELEASE: Solar industry calls for net zero Budget appeared first on Solar Trade Association.
Decarbonisation of Heat: Why It Needs Innovation
- Emily Sotudeh
Decarbonising heat is key to achieving Net Zero, and innovators have a vital role to play. Here is our overview of the decarbonisation challenge and how we can tackle it through low carbon home heating innovation.\nThe post Decarbonisation of Heat: Why It Needs Innovation appeared first on Energy Systems Catapult.
Moving hydrogen from hype to hope
- William Todts
\n \n “I see a pivotal role for hydrogen,” in Europe’s efforts to achieve its climate goals, said Frans Timmermans. And up jumped the crowd in a rare standing ovation for a climate commissioner. Hydrogen is the talk of the town and the Commission is widely expected to make it a big priority in its green industrial strategy. So, are we about to enter the golden age for hydrogen and - if so - what does it mean for transport? \n\n \n\n\n \n \n \n\nRelated Environmental IssueClimate Change and EnergyRelated Transport ModeAviationCarsFreightFuelsInfrastructureLorriesShippingRelated Policy AreaInvestmentStandards