Sunshine Tariff trial findings published, 7 February 2017

The findings of the Sunshine Tariff trial have been released. This trial explored the potential of a domestic demand side response to resolve network capacity issues in the local area, by incentivising customers to use electricity between 10am and 4pm in the summer months.Read more

Report on the future of distribution networks, 6 February 2017

Regen has worked with Western Power Distribution (WPD) to develop bespoke local future energy scenarios to underpin their network planning. Using these, WPD has now published a report on the plans for their South Wales network.Read more

Industrial Strategy: RIP Energy Trilema, 27 January 2017

Having digested the government’s new Industrial Strategy, announced with much fanfare this week we thought we would give you our views on what it tells us about the new administration’s thinking on energy.Read more

Peer Power, 27 January 2017

Regen are delighted to have received funding from Power to Change to establish a new Community Energy Network in Dorset, and continue our work with the Devon network over the next 16 months.Read more

Fortune favours the brave, 26 January 2017

There was a very interesting press release which slipped out at the end of last year, announcing that DONG energy has sold 50% of the 573 MW Race Bank offshore wind farm to Macquarie. The deal which involved both an equity sale and a financing package for the capex of the project was reported to be worth GBP 1.6 billion.Read more

Regen response to the BEIS and Ofgem call for evidence on “A Smart, Flexible Energy System”, 13 January 2017

Along with many others Regen was hard at work yesterday polishing off our response to the BEIS and Ofgem call for evidence on a Smart and Flexible Energy System.Read more

Regen welcomes Hendry Review into tidal lagoons as ‘key opportunity’ for UK, 12 January 2017

Regen today welcomed the recommendation provided in the long awaited Hendry Review that the UK should embark on the development of a program of tidal lagoons. The independent report was published today after being launched by the UK government in the spring of 2016.Read more

Heat Update: RHI changes announced, 15 December 2016

After nine months of waiting we now have a response from government on the future of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Many of the proposals put forward in the consultation have been implemented, but there are some notable surprises.Read more

Capacity Market T4 Auction provisional results are now out – battery storage does well with 500 MW of new capacity, 9 December 2016

The provisional results of the Capacity Market Auction have now been released. This is now perhaps the key government intervention in the energy market and, as such, has implications for all renewables as well as demand side response and storage.Read more

Renewable Futures: disruptive innovation and the energy sector, 8 December 2016

Regen’s Renewable Futures conference and exhibition is one of the annual dates in the diary where our sector gets together, takes stock and looks ahead.Read more