Building More panel discussion

Tony Ward, Kevin McCullough, Sara Vaughan and Piers Clark discuss building more at Energy Live 2013.

Government should ‘anchor’ district heating

The Government should help kick start district heating projects by providing ‘anchor loads.’ That’s according to Sara Vaughan, Director of Strategy and Regulation for E.ON, who was speaking at the Energy Live 2013 conference. She said that investors needed “the sort of anchor load that enables you to take the heat and know you’re going […]

Britain should ‘import less coal while we still use it so much’

Britain should import less coal and make better use of our “national treasure” according to Kevin McCullough (pictured, right), Chief Executive of UK Coal. Mr McCullough said: “We rely on 40% of electricity generated from coal today yet indigenous supplies of coal amount to about 5% or 6%. We import a hell of a lot […]

The cost of EDF’s nuclear deal is ‘immaterial’

The high strike price agreed by the Government for EDF’s planned nuclear plant at Hinkley Point is “immaterial” according to the Chief Executive of UK Coal. Kevin McCullough (pictured right) told the audience for the Building More panel at Energy Live 2013 on Thursday the deal was the right thing for the country, adding: “Frankly […]

'Let’s use less energy and build more infrastructure'

Building more infrastructure for a secure energy future and cutting down on consumption are both crucial for the UK. That was one of the hot topics at the Energy Live 2013 conference yesterday, where panel members discussed about using less and building more in the industry. Sara Vaughan (pictured), Director of Strategy and Regulation at […]

The carbon tax is “exporting emissions”

Britain’s carbon tax is “exporting emissions” to the rest of Europe according to Sara Vaughan, E.ON’s Director of Strategy and Regulation. Speaking on the Building More panel at Energy Live 2013, Mrs Vaughan said the Carbon Price Floor is a “unilateral tax that has been introduced in the UK only and is disadvantaging industry.” She […]

Using less and building more at Energy Live 2013

Angela Knight, CEO of Energy UK and Sara Vaughan, E.ON’s Director of Strategy and Regulation talk about using less and building more – the theme of the Energy Live 2013 conference. ELN reporter Priyanka Shrestha reports.

Lights, camera, action – Energy Live 2013 is here!

Never mind movie stars – today the London Film Museum is set to be graced with the A-List of energy at Energy Live 2013. November has finally swung around again since our first conference went down such a storm a year ago. Today hundreds of the UK’s energy buyers and managers will gather to hear […]

E.ON – "Everything to stop us” raising prices ahead of freeze

There “is everything to stop [E.ON]” raising prices in anticipation of a freeze, according to the supplier’s Director of Strategy and Regulation, Sara Vaughan. After Ed Miliband announced Labour would freeze energy bills for 20 months if he came to power in 2015, it was suggested some suppliers might raise their bills ahead of a […]

E.ON's Sara Vaughan joins EL2013 line-up

One of the energy sector’s highest ranking women is joining the debate at Energy Live 2013 next month. Following a popular appearance at the first Energy Live conference last year where she talked about the need for suppliers to gain trust from energy users, E.ON’s Sara Vaughan will be back to take centre stage this […]

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