The energy industry has already been looking at how households will be supported in their participation in demand-side services. This area has traditionally been the domain of large commercial customers, but the current situation of low energy demand and high renewable generation has brought the need for flexible household consumption to the fore. Oliver Archer, senior analyst at Cornwall Insight, looks at the potential benefits and flexibility models available to domestic customers.

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted many sectors across the UK, and investment in low-carbon infrastructure has paused in many markets. Daniel Atzori, research partner at Cornwall Insight, comments on the likely impacts of the Covid-19 crisis in low-carbon infrastructure finance and investor confidence.

Mark Lant, technical sales manager at arc flash specialist, ProGARM, explains just what an arc flash is, why it is among the most dangerous risks on any work site, and how you can protect both yourself and your colleagues.