Tag: incentives

Avonmouth−Bridgwater Link, UK

National Grid has proposed executing an upgrade of the power network associated with Electricite de France’s (EDF) Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset, UK.

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US’ electric utilities and transmission developers demand new incentives

During a recent event hosted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research, US electric utility companies and competitive transmission developers demanded new incentives that reward efficiency improvements and allow project sponsors to share in cost savings. Currently, there’s actually a penalty on utilities for putting in low-cost solutions.

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UK Ofgem lowers funding for Hinkley Point C grid connection

The UK’s energy regulator, Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem), has slashed the funding request by National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) to build a transmission link connecting the Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor to the grid, by GBP80 million.

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