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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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  • VAT Relief for Universities
  • 09 May 2018
  • 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.

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  • TEC continue with winning streak!
  • 30 April 2018
  • 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.

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  • How green are you?
  • 30 April 2018
  • 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.

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  • Welcome to our new Board Member
  • 25 April 2018
  • 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.

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  • Another big year for UK Offshore Wind
  • 18 April 2018
  • 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.

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  • Capacity Market Auctions – 2021-22
  • 02 March 2018
  • With more elements to electricity bills than ever there are continued industry processes taking place to fix these costs into the future. This is both in order to ensure security of supply and support growth in new generation sources.

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  • Gas Deficit Warning Update
  • 01 March 2018
  • Having issued a Gas Deficit Warning (GDW) this morning due to supply problems, the industry has responded and as forecast demand has been rising through the day from an initial 2395 million cubic metres (mcm) to 410 mcm, supplies have also been increasing.

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