TECs Chair Jo Butlin discusses the Cost of Energy Review.
On Wednesday this week, Dieter Helm’s government sponsored Cost of Energy review was published. It is a very good document....read more
Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns, during a visit to the Swansea Bay Campus, announced a £800,000 UK Government backed investment in Swansea University’s SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre.read more
National Grid has published its winter outlook for the period October 2017 to March 2018. This annual report gives an update on security of, in particular, electricity supply and forecast peak demand.read more
Outdated policy is blocking development of the cheapest new electricity generation technology in Britain, a report finds, with knock-on impacts for consumer bills, climate change goals and British business.read more
After months of speculation, a manifesto commitment and an election, the government has finally decided to act in terms of domestic energy supply markets.read more
The world’s largest competitive water market is officially open. We collaborated to provide an OJEU compliant framework that is available to members. Our advice, however is to hold off from competing your water and waste supplies until the market irons out a few teething issues and the suppliers systems can consistently meet member’s requirements.read more
We are delighted to share our good news with you – we’ve been nominated for a second year running at the 2017 Energy Awards, this time in the category of ‘Energy Champion of the Year’.read more
The first sections of a power cable to run between Britain and Belgium were installed this week and the project is on track to start operations in 2019, increasing the UK's capacity to send or receive electricity from the continent by 20 percent.read more
A broad range of groups have welcomed the results of the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction, which showed a significant fall in the cost of offshore wind and other technologies.read more
Analysis by PwC has found that the UK decarbonised at the fastest rate among G20 countries in 2016.read more
Electricity network operators have been accused of making “huge” profits over the last six years that have added £10 billion to consumers’ energy bills.read more
From 1st April 2018 Ofgem are introducing new measures to ensure that half hourly supplies that exceed their available capacity will pay significantly more.read more
A total of 1 GW was awarded in the second onshore auction of the year in Germany, according to the results announced on 15 August 2017.read more
Universities of Manchester, Newcastle and Plymouth leading academics chosen to lead project....read more
The CBI's Head of Energy and Infrastructure, Michelle Hubert, outlines a five-point infrastructure plan for the new Governmentread more
So in response to the recent British Gas price rises, the Government has engaged Dr Dieter Helm, a prominent energy specialist, to carry out a review of the reasons behind the domestic price increases.read more
So British Gas received significant negative publicity in response to the news that they were the last of the big suppliers to increase their domestic electricity charges, effective from September.read more
The UK has a close relationship with the EU on energy and climate policy, but with Brexit, the future of this relationship is unclear.
Biofuels have a role to play in meeting the UK’s commitments to climate change mitigation, especially so-called second generation biofuels made from wastes and by-products of other sectors, according to a major new review of the sustainability pros and cons of biofuels by the Royal Academy of Engineering.read more
Today the EAUC announced the 2017 Green Gown Awards Finalists.
Britain's progress in tackling climate change is stalling...read more
Energy Secretary Greg Clark has welcomed the first delivery of oil from one of the largest new drilling operations in the North Sea.read more
Avere, EURELECTRIC, the European Copper Institute, the European Heat Pump Association, SolarPower Europe and WindEurope have joined forces to launch the Electrification Alliance, calling for electricity to be recognised as the key energy carrier for an efficient and decarbonised European future.read more
Britain's energy regulator Ofgem said on Tuesday it will reduce subsidies to some small-scale power producers that provide back-up during peak demand, a move it previously said would cut household electricity bills by about 20 pounds a year.read more
National Grid release proposals critical to the development of the UK’s energy storage and flexibility markets,read more
National Grid reported that, on Wednesday lunchtime, power from wind, solar, hydro and wood pellet burning supplied 50.7% of UK energy.read more
Michelle Hubert, CBI Head of Energy and Infrastructure, said:
"The Paris Agreement is a climate deal agreed by the world's leaders that puts us on a sustainable low-carbon path and which can provide the framework for business to invest with confidence.read more
Renewable energy employed 9.8mn people globally in 2016 – a 1.1% increase over 2015read more
Ofgem issues indicative decision that it would not take any action to prevent live date of 1st June.read more
TEC has announced that it will utilise the Energy Risk VuePoint service from VuePoint Solutions to both streamline and better support the flexible purchasing needs of its members.read more
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