22 February 2017   |   Carbon Brief

In-depth: The whole system costs of renewables

"Hugo Batten, senior project leader at consultancy Aurora Energy Research, tells Carbon Brief it simply isn’t possible to get accurate system integration cost estimates without modelling the different electricity markets down to half hourly resolution."

13 February 2017   |   Utility Week

Distributed generation has ‘fundamental advantage’ in capacity market

"There are some fundamental cost advantages that embedded plants have compared to the large transmission plants,” said Aurora consultant Felix Chow, “namely that embedded plants have lower overall costs to be able to provide capacity that is running for very few hours each year"

February 2017Forecasts

Global Energy Markets Forecasts

This annual report – read by many of the world’s major energy companies – compiles Aurora’s long-term forecasts for oil, gas, and coal markets. Deploying our state-of-the-art ...
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2 February 2017   |   Bloomberg

Tidal Power Can Make the U.K. a Green Energy Leader

"Larger lagoons, including Newport, Cardiff and Bridgewater, have the potential to meet as much as 10 percent of the U.K.'s power needs by 2030, according to Aurora Energy Research."

26 January 2017   |   LNG World News

LNG market rebalancing to stall until 2020s, study says

"The LNG market is expected to hit the bottom of a boom-bust cycle over the next five years, a report by Aurora Energy Research shows. "

23 January 2017   |   Handelsblatt

Petrol stations becoming key battleground in the energy transition

"The relative rise of non-combusted oil use is a double-edged sword for BP and other majors, reducing exposure to environmental policy but challenging the dominant strategy of vertical integration in transport"

January 2017Strategic Insight Reports

Flexibility in the LNG market: Unlocking value in an oversupplied industry

This report, presented in Aurora’s November 2016 North West European Gas Group Meeting, presents Aurora’s analysis of both the intrinsic and flexibility value of LNG contracts in the ...
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January 2017Strategic Insight Reports

German Power Market Outlook – How will the Energiewende unfold?

This report, presented in Aurora’s December 2016 German and Northern European Group Meeting, is an annual update to our German power market forecast, with a focus on wholesale prices, ...
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January 2017Strategic Insight Reports

Distributed and flexible capacity in Germany – Will prosumer or utility scale business models dominate?

This report, presented in Aurora’s December 2016 German and Northern European Group Meeting, discusses the first results of Aurora’s yearlong integrated modelling programme on ...
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16 January 2017   |   Guardian

Swansea Bay tidal lagoon backed by government review

"John Feddersen, chief executive of analysts Aurora Energy Research, said: “As a trial to see if it works, yes I think Swansea is a sensible thing to do [on cost].” "