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Electricity Market Reform (EMR)

Electricity Market Reform

What is Energy Market Reform? The UK is heavily focused on investing in energy infrastructure and achieving environmental targets including an 80% reduction in carbon emissions on 1990 levels by 2050. In addition, the aim is to generate at least 15% of our power from renewable sources by 2020. To …

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Excess Capacity Charges are due to Change | DCP 161

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DCP 161 What is DCP 161? From the 1st April 2018 Ofgem are introducing DCP161 to ensure that half hourly (HH) supplies that exceed their assigned available capacity are charged an excess penalty rate potentially up to three times higher than the standard rate. Prior to the introduction of DCP161, …

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TRIAD Management | Benefits of TRIAD

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What are TRIADs? National Grid introduced the TRIAD (Transmission Network Use of System) system charge in an effort to reduce high peaks and system stress during the winter months. Large industrial users are able to dramatically reduce energy bills by avoiding consumption during peak periods.A TRIAD can be defined as …

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Increased Chance of TRIAD | February 2018

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February cold weather increases the chance of TRIAD The UK is bracing itself as temperatures plummeted overnight to in what is predicted to be one of the coldest weeks of the winter so far. The cold snap will spur many businesses into reducing electricity consumption in an effort to avoid …

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What is an Energy Broker? | Business Energy

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What is a Business Energy Broker? In simple terms, a Commercial Energy Broker or a Utilities Broker is a company or individual that acts on behalf of a business to negotiate the best energy contract possible. With energy prices current volatility, it is crucial for businesses to have a robust …

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