National Grid's Systems Strategy, 26 June 2017

The new flexible and distributed electricity system has taken an important step forward with National Grid’s consultation on a new System Needs and Product Strategy (SNAPS).Read more

Book Review: 'BURN OUT The endgame for fossil fuels' by Dieter Helm, reviewed by Johnny Gowdy, 16 May 2017

Regen director, Johnny Gowdy, reviews the latest work by the eminent Oxford University energy industry academic Professor Dieter Helm. Despite the punchy title he finds “Burn Out” to be more of a fizzle and wonders when energy economists will finally present an analysis that recognises the urgency of climate change.Read more

Energy Storage Growth Scenarios and Operating Modes: A Consultation, 15 May 2017

Regen are working with WPD to develop an approach to model the future growth and operation of storage assets to better understand how these assets are likely to be used, and their ‘mode of operation’. WPD wishes to consult with industry to establish whether the analysis and definitions we have arrived at are appropriate and reflect how the sector currently views the likely deployment and operating behaviour of storage.Read more

Community energy groups are getting candidates thinking about climate and energy policy, 11 May 2017

Regen have been asking community energy groups to join us in making contact with candidates to ask them what their position is on climate and energy policy, and how they will support community energy if elected.Read more

Response to Ofgem's 'Targeted Charging Review', 8 May 2017

Regen have responded to Ofgem’s Charging Review calling for holistic review of the network charging regime that focuses on how charging for use of the electricity network can better support the government’s goals to shift to a smart and flexible energy system.Read more

Energy storage and the new market for flexibility, 4 May 2017

Adding energy storage is one way of introducing flexibility into the electricity grid as more low carbon generating capacity comes online. Johnny Gowdy has explored the feasibility of this in a report written for Energy World.Read more

Heat networks – where are we heading? 28 April 2017

With £320 million of funding for heat networks soon to be available and a large pipeline of projects, the UK heat network sector is poised for growth.Read more

Energy Transition Commissions Report, 28 April 2017

It wasn’t long ago that renewable energy was seen as unreliable and expensive, able perhaps to contribute a bit to cutting carbon, but not a serious way of generating the nation’s power. That view is proving spectacularly wrong.Read more

Regen joins with renewable energy associations to call for Industrial Strategy to back renewable energy

Regen have signed a joint letter to Secretary of State Greg Clark MP on the Industrial Strategy to back renewable energy, together with five energy associations.Read more

Smart Energy Marketplace 2017, 29 March 2017

Regen’s Smart Energy Marketplace, the south west’s biggest energy event, was held this Tuesday in Exeter. We welcomed over 600 visitors who enjoyed a lively and informative day.Read more