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TELCA winner scoops £3m for energy buying hub

An energy buying platform for businesses has been awarded £3 million to further develop its online trading hub. Open Energy Market, winner of the Consultant of Tomorrow award at The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA) last year, aims to streamline the broker process for medium and large firms, helping them manage their energy contracts online. […]

Energy purchasing made simple

With emerging technologies, changing regulations and increasing pressure from the boardroom to help meet organisational goals, being an effective energy buyer has never been more challenging. However, one thing remains core – getting the right supply contract for your business. Aimed at the energy buyers who want to make sure they are covering all of […]

Expect energy “discounts” after falling oil prices?

With the oil price staying well below $100 per barrel of late, this could have a knock-on effect on UK power prices according to the weekly Y Report from Inenco. Rob Brown, Account Director for the energy consultancy said: “If it stays at these prices for much longer and production levels stay as high as […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – Avoid the energy buying blame game

Passing the buck – it was easy as a kid to point the finger at your sibling and say it was all their fault. The consequences of a mistake at that age were minimal – docked pocket money, or a spell in the naughty corner. In the grown up world of business though, those consequences […]

Guest Blog: Darren Robertson – For healthier energy prices, check Pulse

Every year businesses wait to begin their search for lower cost energy until their contract becomes due for renewal. And every year the deal they get is never as good as the deal they want. It’s like last-minute Christmas shopping, or going to the dentist with a tooth-ache – you have to ask, why wait […]

New event concept taps into energy managers’ mood

A new style of conference has tapped into the needs of energy managers to learn from each other and network more. Lively and interactive Energy Live 2013 yesterday won praise for its quirky location, with an ‘open plan’ layout at London Film Museum seeing the main stage slap bang next to smaller side spaces for expert […]

Energy buying – can you afford to go it alone?

With soaring energy prices, billing complexities and looming legislative changes, choosing the right energy contract can be a minefield. It’s not just about finding the cheapest supplier – it’s also crucial for businesses to identify how they can use less to secure the best bottom-line wins. Few organisations have the time or in-depth knowledge to […]

Energy Live 2013 is fully booked!

With just under a week to go until the energy event of the year, Energy Live 2013 is fully booked! We’re delighted to say there’s not a seat left at the prestigious 450 capacity venue, the London Film Museum in Covent Garden. With energy splashed across the headlines daily, the timing of Energy Live 2013 – […]

Tesco’s energy procurement expert at EL2013

The head of group energy buying at Tesco is joining the line-up at the Energy Live 2013 conference this November. James Summerbell started his career in energy at London Electricity where he held a number of finance positions across several business units. He then joined the newly-formed Corporate Finance team following the takeover of the […]