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1. Why did this standstill come about?
Payment for the Capacity Market (CM) is state aid, which was applied for by the Government and approved by the European Commission in 2014. This approval was granted before the first CM auction following a month-long appraisal by the European Commission.
Tempus Energy challenged the Commission’s decision to grant state aid approval, on the basis that the Commission had not adequately considered the application, and in particular the contribution of Demand Side Response to the market...
When I heard that DSR providers could enter the Capacity Market two years early, it was an opportunity I had to seize...
Another Capacity Market auction looms, and once more the consultants and experts are trying to predict the clearing price...
How do you explain demand response to the man in the street, or rather in my case, my 80-year-old mother? This was the conundrum I faced over Christmas when the sherry..
In the last week of January, the first Transitional Arrangements (TA) auction took place. This is part of the Capacity Market, the Government’s key policy for securing...
In my previous blog, I dealt with one of the most common DSR questions, concerning what happens to site electricity supply in the event of a mains failure...
In a business relationship, like any relationship, there is a moment when you stare each other in the eye and ask the hard questions...