23/01/20 – Useful Links

Interesting links, articles, news and blog posts sent out to members on 23/01/20

Collection:  Household Energy Efficiency Statistics – Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
23 January 2020. This series brings together statistical releases relating to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), Green Deal, and insulation levels:

Household Energy Efficiency Statistics

News: All new homes in Wales to be powered by clean energy from 2025 – Power Engineering International
21 January 2020, Pamela Largue.  The consultation proposals unveiled by Housing Minister, Julie James, are part of wider Welsh Government plans to address the climate emergency it declared last year:
All new homes in Wales to be powered by clean energy from 2025

Corporate report: Committee on Fuel Poverty: Tailored review 2019 – Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and Committee on Fuel Poverty
20 January 2020.  The Tailored review of the Committee on Fuel Poverty makes recommendations on the Committee’s capacity to fulfil its mission more effectively and efficiently:

Committee on Fuel Poverty: Tailored review 2019

Official Statistics: Low carbon and renewable energy economy, UK: 2018 – Office for National Statistics
16 January 2020.  Results from the Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Survey on the low carbon and renewable energy economy in the UK, including estimates of turnover and employment:

Low carbon and renewable energy economy, UK: 2018

Correspondence:  Capacity Market auction determination: open letter from BEIS to National Grid, December 2019 – Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
13 January 2020.  Letter setting out Capacity Market auction parameters for delivery years 2020 to 2021, 2022 to 2023, and 2023 to 2024:

Capacity Market auction determination: open letter from BEIS to National Grid, December 2019

News:  2019 Inventory of UK Radioactive Waste published – Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
10 January 2020.  The UK Radioactive Waste Inventory is the latest public record on sources, quantities and properties of radioactive waste and materials in the UK:

2019 Inventory of UK Radioactive Waste published

Blog: Contenders: Long duration energy storage technologies, and who’s behind them – Energy Storage News
7 January 2020, Alice Grundy.  As the global energy market, piece by piece, slowly but surely, moves towards a renewables-centred paradigm, dispatchable solar and uncurtailed wind, along with other forms of clean energy, are requiring longer and longer durations of storage to integrate them to the grid:

Contenders: Long duration energy storage technologies, and who’s behind them