Steve Mulinganie, Regulatory Manager at Gazprom Energy Over 4 per cent of the UK’s gas ‘goes missing’ every year, costing the industry over £100 million. This unidentified gas (UIG) is delivered to the...
Britain’s leading demand response aggregator, Flexitricity, has launched a new electricity and gas supply service, which will bring the flexibility of industrial and commercial energy users and small generators into the Balancing Mechanism - the real-time electricity market National...

The evolution of the smart grid

Japan faces a unique power delivery challenge because of its two entirely incompatible power grids. The odd system is a legacy from the 19th Century, when local providers In Osaka used 60Hz generators, while German equipment purchased in Tokyo...
By John Langley-Davis, Strategic Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric Before the century is through, the energy world as we know it will cease to exist. Spurred on by massive and widespread electrification programmes in the developing world, humanity’s hunger for...
Tim Hipperson, Director at Business Energy Claims Energy brokers are there to help businesses search the often confusing and crowded energy supply market to find business energy contracts from suppliers on behalf of the customer. However, a lack of regulation by...
By Phil Ivers, head of customer optimisation at Gazprom Energy Independent supplier growth, key market mergers and acquisitions, and an end to ‘sleeping’ customers on standard variable tariffs; there’s definitely change afoot in the UK energy market. This evolving market has...
By Miriam Tuerk, Co-Founder and CEO of Clear Blue Technologies Energy disparities around the world are stark: while developed countries, such as the U.S. and the U.K., have reliable access to power, populations in emerging and frontier markets are being...
David Williams, Regional Director of Power Solutions at Schneider Electric We cannot ignore the significant factors that are redefining electricity consumption for today and beyond. Firstly, by 2020 there is predicted to be ten times more connected devices than people(I)....
Barrie Cressey, business development director – smart grids at Schneider Electric If you speak to any distribution network operator (DNO), they will tell you that customer service and satisfaction is their number one priority. If there is an outage or...
In the UK, the majority of electricity comes from large, centralised power plants. Although this approach enables economies of scale in the energy sector, it means that customers, particularly those within inner cities depend on long-distance transmission to receive...