Guest Blog: Ashley Phillips – Ground rules – how the latest regulatory changes affect I&C businesses

Changes in regulation and the increased focus on the net zero goal will inevitably mean some disruption; but it will also be a time of opportunity

Comparing Apples with Apples

We live in a world where information is in abundance and coupled with the choice of a free competitive market, means we have never had more factors to consider when making a purchasing decision. Energy Legislation and the supplier’s interpretation of this, makes for a very confusing market place with products full of stipulations and […]

Firms want trust and transparency in energy consultancies

Trust and transparency are the two qualities that companies look for in energy and utility consultancies. That’s according to a new survey conducted by British Independent Utilities (BIU) with responses from some of the UK’s leading organisations. Cheaper energy supplies surprisingly came in second place, followed by companies wanting more innovation and new technologies. Firms […]

TEAM release additional London date for RHI for Heat Metering Course

Due to increased interest TEAM has decided to offer an additional date to the schedule for Professor Tony Day’s Heat Metering for Renewable Heat Incentive Training Course. TEAM has been instrumental in the production of The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has launched a new “Guide to Good Practice: Heat Metering for the RHI”. […]

npower’s Wayne Mitchell’s Blog

Business speaks out on Feed in Tariff confusion Okay, confusion may be a little strong. But the Feed in Tariff – or at least the way that business consumers pay for it – is causing concern. At a time when accurate budgeting is paramount to keeping costs under control, having so much uncertainty over what […]

Blog: Got the fear about our energy future? Join the club

As our bizarre summer finally breaks into heat – the weekend’s mix of sunshine and downpour seems quintessentially British, i.e. totally bonkers – the turning weather has pushed my thoughts onto the next season. Autumn, season of mists – and one of the biggest bits of policy to hit the energy sector in at least […]

Lords: energy market reform is “Herculean” task

The Government faces a “Herculean” task when overhauling the electricity market, according to the House of Lords’ working group charged with looking at the Draft Energy Bill. The Government’s planned market reform is seen as the biggest change to the sector since privatisation and is meant to improve competition and accommodate new renewable forms of […]

‘We can only see a year ahead’, fret renewable investors

Businesses and investors in the renewable sector fear they can only see a year ahead because of confusing policy signals over key subsidies. More than 200 investors, solar and wind power firms, charities and trade unions have signed a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg asking them to ensure […]

Balfour Beatty picks eSight for CRC work

Energy management experts at eSight Energy have been brought on board by engineers Balfour Beatty to help achieve its Carbon Reduction Commitment obligations. The CRC Energy Efficiency scheme requires large public and private sector organisations, which collectively create around 10% of the UK’s emissions, to cut their carbon footprint. 1000 meters across engineering firm Balfour […]

The Mega What?

Bobby Collinson, Managing Director of Power Efficiency