An Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry: Chapter 1 – The importance of the GB energy sector

Published: 26 February 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 1 – The Importance of the GB Energy Sector.

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.

Sections in chapter one include;

  • The energy sector and the economy
  • The process of liberalisation
  • The role of the regulator Ofgem
  • Maintaining the “rule books” and licensing
  • License exemptions

GB Energy Guide

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:

Chapter 1 of the guide is focused on: The Importance of the GB Energy Sector.

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.