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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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  • Small Modular Reactors: The next big thing in energy?
  • 25 January 2018
  • The increased take-up of electric vehicles, the general electrification of our energy system and the need to decarbonise all sectors of our economy mean we need new low carbon sources of electricity and heat to replace existing capacity and meet rising future demands.

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  • TECs Christmas Opening Hours
  • 20 December 2017
  • Our office will be closed during  the bank holidays but will operate as Skeleton Staff on 27th, 28th and 29th December. If there are any urgent queries please contact or where your query will be responded to.

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  • Victory at the Energy Awards......again!
  • 08 December 2017
  • We are delighted to announce our Managing Director Richard Murphy has been awarded Energy Champion of the Year at the 2017 Energy Awards. This is another huge achievement for Richard and TEC after winning the Energy Buying Team of the Year at the 2016 awards.

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  • Green Gown Awards 2017 - Winners announced!
  • 04 December 2017
  • Colleges and universities alike won big at the prestigious Green Gown Awards held on Wednesday 15th November. Organised by the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC), the ceremony was held at Manchester’s magical The Monastery.

    Showing institutions are not bound by their size when it comes to exceptional  initiatives, winners ranged from Borders College to University of Cambridge, and projects were as diverse as climate change music albums to the UK's first heat system that runs on sewage. 


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