New research challenges European Union policy that wood bioenergy is carbon neutral Wood is increasingly being used to replace coal as a source of electricity generation in many regions such as the European Union, where policymakers have declared it "carbon...
By John Marsh, GTC’s Water Director The deregulation of the water retail market for non-domestic customers has received considerable attention. There has been less fanfare, however, about another important opening up of the water market in England and Wales, that...
Many with a stake in the capacity market often rely on a range of manufacturers and engineers to develop their projects. Here. N-ERGY managing director David Bowman makes the case for appointing a single project management partner, while examining...
With around 80% of the UK’s households (not to mention scores of businesses) powered by it, mains-supplied natural gas is an integral fuel to the UK’s energy mix. The result is continued high demand, and a busy, competitive market...

Being More Energy Efficient

We hear so much in the media from journalists, experts and from politicians on the subject of the environment and climate change. It’s definitely a “hot” topic but it’s also one that courts a high degree of publicity because...
 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...