Energy Manager or Soothsayer?

The modern energy manager has to have a wide range of highly developed skills; they need to be numerate both to handle the financial elements and the vast amount of consumption data they can now have available from advanced...
Kimberly Littlefield, Enel X The ‘as-a-service’ business model has redefined the way we access a multitude of information technology resources. For example, software, file storage, servers – are all commonly available as-a-service. This...

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...
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...

Our electric future

Paul Hutchens is CEO of Midlands-based solar specialists, Eco2Solar. He is a board member of the Solar Trade Association (STA), the UK's leading solar industry voice, and Chairman of the STA’s New Build Working Group which aims...
After more than a year of build-up, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force. But the real journey for the housing sector is only just beginning as Daniela Flores, in-house counsel and GDPR Office at...
By Paul Sheffield, Chief Operating Officer, Haven Power According to UK greenhouse gas emissions figures, the combustion of fuel in public sector buildings directly accounts for 7.8 million tonnes of CO2 emissions and leads to an annual energy bill of...
By David Middleton, Head of Commercial Delivery, Origami-Energy As we continue to close large coal, gas, and nuclear power stations, the amount of inertia on the grid is reducing. Inertia is the...

Switch the smart way

By Mark Eccles, general manager at Gazprom Energy With Ofgem’s Faster Switching Programme well underway, improving the process of switching from one energy supplier to another is clearly high on the government’s agenda. For a...
-- Kiribati Motto translates as "Health, Peace and Prosperity" -- A long time ago when I was working for the MOD I wrote an article for the company magazine titled something like “Why turning a light off in Shropshire today...