‘An Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry’: Chapter 8 – Emerging Trends and the Future

Published: 12 December 2019

‘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 8 – Emerging trends and the future.

It provides a succinct overview of the current 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.

It 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
  • Gas market structure
  • Market design for electricity and gas and the importance of wholesale trading
  • GB energy networks
  • Energy policy
  • The role of the supplier
  • Emerging trends and the future of the GB gas and electricity 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.