Ms Juliet Stradling

Juliet Stradling

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Energy & Natural Resources

Winds of change: onshore, floating and other low-carbon technologies CfDs
United Kingdom | 16 March 2020

A recent government consultation proposes a pivot towards support being made available to a wider set of renewable energy technologies – including established technologies such as onshore wind and solar photovoltaics and less established technologies such as floating offshore wind – together with an ongoing commitment to support conventional 'fixed-bottom' offshore wind. This article summarises the consultation's wider set of proposed changes.

Draft bill on price caps for energy tariffs published
United Kingdom | 30 October 2017

The government recently published the Draft Domestic and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill. The bill's purpose is to provide for a temporary price cap for domestic consumers on standard variable tariffs and default tariffs. The cap will be set by the independent energy regulator, the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, and is temporary in nature, lasting until the end of 2020, with the potential to extend it for a further three years if needed.