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The winter that never came to be

Just like the market, if you took a random walk into any energy consultancy or brokerage last year, your efforts in gauging the market...

Powering tomorrow

‘Source, generate, supply’ is the model the pioneering Drax Group now operates. The group has three principal businesses – Drax Biomass, Drax Power, and...

Energy Triads – a great way to cut costs

Darren Lennon, head of strategic clients at npower, shares updates on the National Grid’s annual Triad announcement. The recent Triad announcement from the National Grid...

Entries now open for the Energy Awards 2014

The Energy Awards are back for 2014 and bigger than ever. This year we have revamped the 15 categories and moved to a bigger,...

A kingdom united or a country on the fracking brink?

The discovery and introduction of the unconventional gas from shale rock formations, has dramatically altered the landscape of the US energy market. The development...
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Energy budgeting: more important and difficult than ever

The founder of the famous consulting firm Mckinsey & Co, James Mckinsey, first highlighted the importance of budgets as not just “a ledger activity”...

Working with  businesses for budget certainty

With non-commodity elements now making up between 40-50% of electricity bills, and with many of these costs being associated with the evolving energy policy...

Complacent traders of the summer… winter is coming reports LGEnergy Group

A steadfast Bearish start to the summer trading season, a result of the colossal quarter one 2014 sell-off, has kept many market participants at...

A day in the life of an account manager

Delivery of leading account management services is helping the way we perceive energy brokers and consultants. We asked Charlotte Fowler, head of account management...

Market report

water energy & environment’s new regular section brings you an eight-week overview of the latest market analysis of the power and gas markets from...

Energy Market analysis

water energy & environment’s regular section brings you an eight-week overview of the latest analysis of the power and gas markets from Energy Trader...

Energy market analysis

water energy & environment’s regular section brings you an eight-week overview of the latest analysis of the power and gas markets from Energy Trader...

Can supply contract terms be negotiated?

By Ben Dhesi, co-founder and head of energy management, Pulse Business Energy. When settling a supply contract for a London law firm this month we...

Businesses brace for change as EMR goes live

As the UK moves into the next phase of the Electricity Market Reform (EMR), Darren Lennon, head of strategic sales at npower, urges businesses...

‘Open for Businesses’

Creating innovative energy products that our customers want, delivering an excellent customer experience, and providing transparent products and solutions backed up by relevant, timely...

Stark contrasts…winter is still coming

By Serge Mazodila, lead trader of LG Energy Group With a complacent mindset and a “steady as she goes” summer 2014 trading attitude, European energy...

Wholesale gas product for mid-sized business users

Business energy supplier Vayu today launched a new gas product allowing mid-sized gas users* to take advantage of cheaper prices available in the wholesale...

Small businesses missing out on energy savings

New research reveals that while small business owners are concerned about the price of utilities, more than half (52%) of SMEs - 2.54 million...
What the politicians aren't telling us about UK energy policy

What the Conservatives, Labour and Ukip aren’t telling us about UK energy

Dave Cockshott, chief commercial officer at Inenco, asks why energy took a back seat at this autumn’s political party conferences. Ahead of the general election,...

How directors rate energy suppliers, third party intermediaries and purchasing teams

How do business bosses rate their energy suppliers, as well as third party intermediaries/brokers, and how they rate their own purchasing teams? And how...