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  • PARDON OUR DUST....... EXCITING NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHING SOON
  • 16 July 2019
  • We're excited and proud to announce the launch of our "NEW" website is coming soon. We officially launch on the 6th August 2019, with a brand new look, fully mobile and tablet optimised and all new functionality in our Members Area. This means there will be a period from Friday, 1st August until Tuesday, 6th August where the website will be down or there will be no access to the Members area. 

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  • The political football of energy markets, prices and deregulation. Blog: Richard Murphy
  • 18 June 2019
  • Energy markets and prices in the UK have long been a “political football”, so perhaps it was no surprise when re-nationalisation of distribution and transmission networks became a focus for Labour policy a few weeks ago. This followed the eventual introduction of the price cap for domestic customers on standard variable tariffs, these being the energy consumers who seldom, if ever, voted with their feet in the market for competitive energy supplies which have been around for 30 years or more.

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  • Welsh Government declares Climate Emergency and TEC Talks Tidal
  • 01 May 2019
  • Climate and Carbon are high profile and we are constantly striving for new ways to meet our members’ needs, advance their strategies and secure new sources of low carbon / renewable power. The Education sector itself continues to be at the forefront of this challenge whether in the form of essential climate research, the development of mitigation technologies or the leading role of activists like Greta Thunberg - the Swedish schoolgirl inspiring a generation to take action. The Welsh Government has declared a Climate Emergency alongside other more localised institutions making their own declarations. More action is needed and whilst the terribly polite peaceful protests have come to a close from the Extinction Movement, what can we do to help support our members in driving change?      

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  • Freeze on Fees!
  • 03 April 2019
  • We're excited to announce that we're initiating a freeze on all Commissions, Membership Fees and Charges until at least 2021.

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  • BREXIT - Do you have a Crystal Ball?
  • 20 February 2019
  • 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.

     

     

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  • UK wind generation hits new record
  • 12 February 2019
  • 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!

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  • Another great year to be part of TEC!
  • 14 January 2019
  • 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 link 

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  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
  • 21 December 2018
  • 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 Year

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  • Big Cracks Emerging in Energy Retail
  • 21 November 2018
  • 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.

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  • Triad Warnings
  • 13 November 2018
  • Please note from today, Wednesday 13th November we will only be posting notifications for a medium or high Triad Warning.

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  • Deal or No deal, TEC talks Brexit
  • 10 October 2018
  • 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.

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  • Confirmed guest speakers don't miss out!
  • 01 October 2018
  • 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.

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  • Energy price cap to save households £75, Ofgem says
  • 06 September 2018
  • 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.

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  • British Gas pays £2.65m over invalid fees and charges
  • 06 September 2018
  • 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.

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  • SSE/Npower merger provisionally cleared after in-depth review
  • 05 September 2018
  • 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.

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  • Our fully charged Autumn Workshops
  • 04 September 2018
  • 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.

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