We issued our last BREXIT update late last year and not much has changed until we know for certain whether it's a good, bad or no deal. However, if you're a procurement professional working in Higher Education and find yourself being questioned about BREXIT? HEPA are running a free event with excellent guest speakers.
Some good news for renewable energy, Friday 8th February broke the previous record which showed wind generate 15.3GW of energy compared to 15GW generated in December. Renewable energy continues to grow!read more
Octopus energy have published their first renewable energy investment report revealing the size of the opportunity for future renewable investment.read more
Our winter newsletter is now available. In this edition, we cover a review of the year (2018), welcome New Members into the TEC family, ask for members support, discuss one of the benefits of being a TEC member in more detail and provide an update on Brexit and the EU ETS Carbon Scheme. Follow this linkread more
The only thing that never changes in energy? That everything changes. A very insightful read from our chair Jo Butlin exploring all change in the energy market as we step into 2019!
We would like to wish all of our Members a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearWe would like to wish all of our Members a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Yearread more
The Capacity Market auctions and payments were suspended by the UK Government on the 15th November as the European Court of Justice annulled the European Commission's 2014 approval of the Capacity Market scheme. What does this mean for Energy Generators and Customers?read more
Fantastic article featured by the Energyst from our chair...
Energy suppliers face a cocktail of risk and the cracks are starting to appear in the business models of both large and small firms. There is a significant chance that more will soon go bust or withdraw from the market, says Jo Butlin.read more
Please note from today, Wednesday 13th November we will only be posting notifications for a medium or high Triad Warning.read more
As we move towards the final Brexit scenario, many of our members are asking what the impact will be on the UK energy markets in general and for their institutions.read more
We are excited to announce we have guest speakers for all four autumn workshops. They include fellow University institutions and highly regarded guest speakers from the energy industry.read more
A major report released by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that we are significantly under-estimating the benefits of cleaner, climate-smart growth.read more
At a time when wholesale energy prices are at a 3 year high, the long awaited domestic price cap for Standard Variable Tariffs (SVT) is finally set at £1,136 based on an average household using 3,100 kWh of electricity and 12,000 kWh of gas per year.read more
As the dust of multiple rounds of domestic energy price increases settles, the Government now looks to set its price cap for standard variable tariffs against a background of the highest wholesale energy prices for more than three years.read more
So the Big 6 become the Big 5, at least in the domestic market for now...The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it has provisionally found that the proposed merger between SSE Retail (SSE) and Npower does not raise competition concerns.read more
The upcoming Autumn Workshops are to provide a broader understanding of the energy markets, energy bills, the services that TEC provide and how they can benefit your institution.read more
During our recent workshops, we discussed the issues around the Unidentified Gas (UIG) changes following the Project Nexus implementation in 2017.read more
Our Chair Jo Butlin discusses the energy market, impacts, agility and opportunities in our ever changing energy system.read more
Members can now book there place on our Summer Workshops this July.read more
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee launches an inquiry on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) and efforts to kickstart this technology in the UK.read more
Two Uniform Network Code (UNC) modifications have been raised that would place obligations on shippers to provide more information to Xoserve for the purposes of improving the allocation of gas, and hence reduce Unidentified Gas (UIG) volumes.read more
We have announced the dates of our summer workshops. The theme will be centred around managing energy risk and regulatory impactread more
Since 2004, the Green Gown Awards UK and Ireland have been recognising the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the UK.read more
When we receive a VAT declaration for a customer claiming ‘charitable non-business’ we always require detail on the funding. For universities this could be government or local council funding.read more
We are delighted to announce we have achieved the ISO9001:2015 award. ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised standard that specifies the criteria for a quality management system within a company. This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and leadership of top management and a process approach to continual improvement. Using ISO 9001:2015 helps ensure that our members get consistent, good quality products and services.read more
In a world where precious fossil fuels are extracted, including shale gas in North Dakota, crude oil in the Upper Niger Delta and coal from open-cast mines in China so large that they are visible from space, no energy business can do this without damage to the environment.read more
Britain has not generated electricity from coal for more than three days - the longest streak since the 1880s.read more
We’re delighted to announce James Trotter joins your TEC board from 1st April 2018. James is Director of Procurement at the University of Leicester and consultant to University of Loughborough.read more
The Crown Estate’s 6th annual Offshore Wind Operational Report tracks the progress in the development of the UK’s offshore wind resources over 2017, the busiest year yet for the sector.read more
Britain's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions fell by 3 percent last year from 2016 levels, largely due to a decline in coal-fired power generation and marking the fifth straight yearly drop, preliminary government data showed on Thursday.read more
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