Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry: Chapter 3 Gas Market Structure
‘An Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry’ is a series of eight separate chapters commissioned by Energy Systems Catapult and Energy Innovation Centre. This is Chapter 3 – Gas Market Structure and Statistics.
It provides a succinct overview of the current UK energy market structure, key players, and emerging trends of this rapidly evolving market. It is aimed at those new to the sector, those looking for a broader perspective and those with sector experience looking to consolidate their understanding.
Gas Market Structure and Statistics: Contents
Chapter 3 of the guide focuses on gas market structure, including:
- Key industry areas
- UK gas demand
- Access to gas
- Overview of key market roles
- Shipper / supplier
- System operator
- Joint office
An Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry: Contents
The guide won’t make you an expert in 40 pages, but it will give you a clearer picture of the current state of the market. We have provided eight key sections detailing the key areas of the market. These are:
- The importance of the gas and electricity markets to the wider economic and regulatory landscape
- Electricity market structure and the national grid
- Gas market structure
- Market design for electricity generation and gas and the importance of wholesale trading
- GB energy networks
- Energy policy
- The role of the supplier
- Emerging energy trends and the future of the GB gas and electricity markets
Chapter 3: Gas Markets
The complete guide will also be available as a PDF download once all of the chapters have been released.
Each section has been authored by a subject expert from Cornwall Energy.
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