Energy Briefing – January 2019

In this edition:

– Number of households switching energy suppliers reaches highest level for five years.

– EU General Court rules UK capacity market mechanism should be investigated over state-aid regulation breach.

– Cost of investing in new renewable generation now lower than running costs of coal fired plants.

– UK government announces £16/tonne carbon emissions tax if the UK drops out of EU ETS.

– Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report warns current emissions trends will lead to missing temperature increase limits.

And our valuable forecasts.

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Dr Tom Wood

Research Consultant

Dr Tom Wood

Research Consultant

Tom has been working with Swan Energy for five years now. He writes and edits the Energy Briefing and undertakes some of the analysis work involved in other projects.

For a number of years Tom has been working towards his PhD at the University of Leeds and has recently completed this. His research was focused on the consequences of climate change.