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Did you miss the Power Market update in our webinar earlier this week? Our traders have provided a handy summary in their latest #blog. They recap on December's #power and #gas prices and reveal the highest #BM price in 20 years! Read the blog here -

Need a lunchtime #podcast? Tune into a special episode of #SmartestEnergyTalks, hosted by @EnergyLiveNews. Craig Watson, @EES_EnergyUK joins Sean Langford to discuss the most effective ways for businesses to get started on the road to #netzero

After @ofgem's publication of the next round of network price controls #RIIO2 Head of Pricing, Tom Putney outlines the importance of the determination as well as what it means for business consumers looking forwards. Read the blog here

Find out how we have responded to the #COVID19 pandemic as we quickly adapted our ways of working, delivered some significant company milestones across the globe and increased our UK sustainability ambitions - Download our annual report #FastTrackToNetZero

Today we launch our Annual Report, taking a look back at the highlights from a unique year and showcasing our UK sustainability ambitions and international business growth. Download your copy of the report here #FastTrackToNetZero

Electricity prices spike as cold snap continues - read this week's top Informer story #TheInformer

National Grid have forecasted tight system margins until Friday. Find out more on this and the rest of the week's top headlines via The Informer:

Commenting on the UK market today, Fanos Shiamishis, Head of Sales Trading provides a view of the current drivers. To view end of day market prices and commentary, customers can login for more information: #stayinformed #marketupdate #smartestenergyuk

To wrap up the year, if you haven't already, take @edie's end of year quiz to test your knowledge on some of the biggest moments in the global sustainability space during 2020: #quiz #sustainabilitymatters #netzero #renewableenergy

In the United States, it's been reported that renewables accounted for 20.8% of US electricity generation, edging ahead of 19.4% from nuclear and 18.4% from coal (Jan - Aug 2020): #renewableenergy #smartestenergyus #unitedstatesofamerica @EnergyLiveNews


Yesterday #wind power was generating 𝟭𝟳.𝟮𝟳𝟴𝗚𝗪 of #electricity in Britain between 1pm-1.30pm – a new high.

That was 43.2% of the ⚡️⚡️⚡️ mix at the time (so August's 59.9% wind share record still stands).

👇 74% of the mix is currently #zerocarbon

National Grid ESO@ng_eso

It's gusty out there & wind is providing near-record levels of gigawatts to the grid.

Our energy data team crunches the numbers overnight for accuracy – watch this space.

Current wind record: 𝟭𝟳.𝟭𝗚𝗪 (Jan 2 2020)

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Account Director @thecarbontrust, Mark Reynolds outlines how businesses are continuing to increase their sustainability credentials regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic in our latest guest blog post:
#renewables #sustainability #COVID

#COVID19 lockdowns have caused carbon dioxide emissions to decline by 7%, an estimated 2.4 billion tonnes in 2020, according to research by the @uniofeastanglia, the @UniofExeter and the @gcarbonproject.

As Ofgem announce this year's final figure to be mutualised under the #Renewables Obligation and BEIS publish a new consultation on the future of the scheme, Renewables Trading Analyst, Chetan Patel rounds up the key points in this latest blog post:

The long-awaited Energy White Paper has now been published by @GOVUK including plans for a UK #Emissions Trading Scheme. Read this week's Informer for a overview of all the proposals:

With @GOVUK setting out clean energy plans and a #greenjobs boom in its White Paper today, see how @SmartestEnergy are working with @VentientEnergy for the long-term to flexibly manage onshore wind assets and contribute to the UK's net-zero targets:

Our new contract with @VentientEnergy will allow them to carry out sophisticated hedging via our SmartFlex Platform and participate in the Balancing Mechanism for up to 12 years --- read the company news update online: #pressrelease #onshorewind

Head of Sales Trading, Fanos Shiamishis and Trading Analyst, Leo Burdorf review directions of travel in power markets across the month of November, explaining the price spikes we saw as winter conditions affected system requirements:
#energy #markets

.@OasisAcademies is now one step closer to becoming a #carbonneutral educational organisation. Thanks to @SmartestEnergy & @Zenergi, we have now switched 41 of our academies to SmartestEnergy's renewable electricity product. Read more: #sustainability

Our net-zero glossary is now available to help cut through the industry jargon and turn ambition into action:
How does your business interpret net-zero?
#netzerouk #netzero2050 #netzeroenergy

We’re #hiring for UK Debt Management Executives at at SmartestEnergy in Ipswich! Check out the related job description and browse our other job listings via our company page on LinkedIn #debtmanagement #energy #renewableenergy #ipswich #ipswichjobs

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