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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to outline security of supply of energy in the UK and EU. It considers security of power supply, the relevant technologies in large-scale energy generation, the purpose of Contracts for Difference (CfD) and the UK Government's strategy to ensure the UK remains a leading destination for investment in low-carbon electricity.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the relevant technologies in large-scale power supply;
  • Have considered the increasing energy integration of the energy markets in North West Europe;
  • Understand the purpose of the Nuclear Protocol Agreement 2009;
  • Know what a Contract for Difference (CdD) is;
  • Understand the UK Government's decision to introduce a capacity market.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Electricity Regulation Act 1999;
  • Nuclear Protocol Agreement 2009;
  • Treaty of Lisbon (2007).

In this podcast David Haverbeke and Mauzima Bhamji from Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP discuss security of supply of energy in the UK and EU. They set out the relevant technologies in large-scale generation and the UK Government’s main priorities concerning security of supply of energy.

Date Recorded: 13th February 2013

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