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
Energy Supplier Performance Scorecard
This is a tool that provides information about the quality of service and prices for suppliers in the energy market.09/01/20
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 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
Using digital ‘exhaust’ to inform our Social Evidence Base
The City Intelligence Unit has published findings from research investigating the potential of new digital data sources to inform social policy analysis at City Hall. We are undertaking a programme of work known as the Social Evidence Base to inform policy on issues such as social integration, economic fairness and social mobility – areas which…02/04/19
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.
Wind energy: A gender perspective
Based on a survey across the industry, this study tracks women’s employment, gender policies and perceptions of gender bias throughout the wind energy value chain.
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.
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.
Energy Policy – Scotland
Scotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investing in hydrogen and installing many more windfarms to meet its climate goals, an expert inquiry has concluded. The inquiry by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s national academy, said a massive increase in low-carbon electricity production would be needed in order to reach the country’s new goal … [Continue Reading]