25 Sep 13 - Martin McAdam, Chief Executive Officer
The Department of Energy and Climate Change has shown some
significant foresight in its analysis of energy prices and the
positive impact that renewable energy can have in damping down the
volatility of fossil fuel prices - which is the root cause ofRead more
8 Jul 13 - Martin McAdam, Chief Executive Officer
It's decision time for Ofgem.
We are now reaching the end of a very long process - known as
Project TransmiT - which began in September 2010 to examine the way
in which electricity transmission charges are levied.
This week the board of the GB eRead more
15 May 13 - Martin McAdam, Chief Executive Officer
For people in the Western Isles, and Orkney and Shetland, the
issue of electricity links to the UK mainland has been a
Until recently, the UK grid was fit for purpose - designed for
transmitting and distributing electricity fromRead more
20 Mar 13 - Martin McAdam, Chief Executive Officer
Last week I welcomed Ireland's Minister for Small Business John
Perry TD and UK shadow energy minister Tom Greatrex MP to our
offices in Edinburgh.
Together we discussed the opportunities offered by wave energy,
and the challenges the respective cRead more
15 Oct 12 - Martin McAdam, Chief Executive Officer
Last week's Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference yielded
two very positive developments for the UK's nascent wave and tidal
sector - the announcement by Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond
of the Renewable Energy Investment Fund, and the statRead more
8 May 12 - Martin McAdam, Chief Executive Officer
Last week Ofgem announced (very quietly, under the cloak of the
local government elections) their intent to retain locational
charging as a principal element in the way in which generators pay
to use the UK's transmission network.
This is a real dRead more