The truth behind 100% Green Energy Tariffs

Choosing your green energy tariff can seem like an arbitrary decision. However, 100% green electricity does not necessarily mean the electricity you consume is green. It doesn’t mean that the supplier purchased purely renewable generation from the wholesale market either. What it does mean is the electricity you use has been backed up by certificates […]

READMORE

The surprising amount businesses can save from ESOS recommendations

The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is approaching its phase 2 deadline on the 5th December 2019. The mandate is simple; businesses (with more than 250 employees, or an annual turnover of €50m) are required to undertake comprehensive assessments of their energy usage. This in turn can reveal genuine opportunities to make a collective difference […]

READMORE

Power and Gas Market Update

Gas and power prices opened bearish this week as the gas system was oversupplied. The UK gas system opened 21 mcm long this week. While gas prices have been on a downward trend since January, the suppressed gas prices this week can be attributed to high wind output at 7GW reducing demand for gas in […]

READMORE

James Bond goes electric, Tesla Model Y, and other EV news

Over the past few months, there have been announcements about new hydrogen trains, hybrid ferries, more electric buses, an all-electric Aston Martin for James Bond, the new Tesla Model y, and a boom in zero emission taxis. It’s all covered below. 25th Bond film to go electric According to reports, the 25th James Bond film […]

READMORE

Non-commodity costs: the cost of inaction

Non-commodity energy costs are rising and are forecast to continue on their current trajectory well into the next decade. But before we go into the details of what’s rising and why, it is essential to understand the definition of non-commodity costs in relation to energy. From the perspective of the energy user, the non-commodity costs […]

READMORE

Government call to action for Climate Change innovation

A £60 million investment from the UK Government for projects tackling Climate Change was announced on Friday (19th Oct) BEIS announced a sizable fund for green innovation enthusiasts last week, sparking the imaginations of Britain’s brightest brains. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy are inviting innovators and researchers to pitch ideas and projects […]

READMORE