Businesses and organisations need to be aware of upcoming changes to government energy legislation that will ultimately affect how they manage their energy consumption. Adam Pigott from Kinect Energy Group discusses these changes and his thoughts on...
Alex Howard, Head of Strategy, Origami As Britain’s Electricity System Operator (ESO), National Grid’s primary purpose is to balance supply and demand in real time, so that our homes and businesses have the power...
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....
Tony Gittings of Rinnai looks at the changes that have now become a permanent and developing part of the domestic heating and hot water marketplace – selling direct to the consumer, bypassing the traditional supply...

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...
Jérôme Faissat, co-founder, Andersen Look back ten or even five years and although there was an acceptance that EVs may one day become mainstream, few predicted a rapid rise. In 2010, only around 100 EVs were sold in the US,...
Kevin Muldoon-Smith, Lecturer in Real Estate Economics and Property Development, and Paul Michael Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration, both at Northumbria University, discuss real estate in relation to climate change. From the...
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...

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...

How to get savvy about SECR

The countdown is now on for the first reporting deadline for the mandatory Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) scheme, and some businesses will already be 6 months into their first SECR reporting period..  However, like...