Johann Van Dyke, House Manager, Smart Energy GB  Green business; green employees Getting a team of employees to take action on energy saving in the workplace can feel like herding cats. Nonetheless, it’s a time investment worth making – and one...
The recent commitment from the UK Government to phase out Internal Combustion Engine cars by 2040 was not as ambitious as many would have liked, and certainly not as ambitious as the 2032 date set by the Scottish Parliament,...
The tidal wave of change has hit the UK and European economies offering highs and lows since the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The resulting volatility in currency has offered advantages for exporters while importers have struggled with...
We’re 55 million years too late for hydraulic fracturing to work in the UK The UK’s geology is unlikely to be suitable for hydraulic fracturing, research by a Scottish university has discovered. Professor John Underhill, Chief Scientist at Heriot-Watt University, revealed...
By James Murphy, Extreme Low Energy Fossil fuels have been an essential source of energy for the Western world since their inauguration during the industrial revolution. Extraction of these fuels has previously involved a significant workforce of labourers engaging in mining...
In 2014, The Independent newspaper reported on an impending “nuclear crisis” in the U.K. Unlike many other fears commonly associated with that expression, this was a crisis of age and the possible extinction for the country’s aging nuclear fleet....
By Matt Hale, International Sales Manager, HRS Heat Exchangers With a few notable exceptions, such as new US president Donald Trump and our own Nigel Lawson, the scientific consensus on climate change is well established. As far back as 2004,...
Comment from Dr Alastair Martin, founder and chief strategy officer at Flexitricty on the Early Auction for delivery year 2017/2018 result: In truth, there are many things wrong with the Capacity Market (CM) – the UK Government’s flagship policy for...

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I often see pictures of installations posted onto sites like Linkedin by their proud creators. The trouble is given my experience I can often see something wrong from the picture; it might be that the gas meter is fitted...
Since the water industry in Scotland opened its doors to competition many years ago Public Sector Scotland  have been literally hemorrhaging £millions on incorrect charges and losing out on potential savings and reductions on water bills due to poor...