Our dependence on renewables is growing, and as a result, the wind turbines being built are taller, and more powerful. Yet with this growth, comes the challenge of keeping assets operational. Coltraco describes how operators can ensure their wind turbines remain fully operational.
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.
Tina Chander of Wright Hassall explains what the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme means for businesses.