Rees-Mogg dodges Parliament, puts numbers on 6-month business retail energy cap

New energy secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg announced this morning that businesses will have a six-month cap, their first ever, to curb rocketing energy prices. A ceiling...

Blue H2’s pipeline puffs to 16GW across UK and Norway, analysts find

Hydrogen’s "blue" variety scrubbed from oil and gas commands a 90:10 capacity lead over its electrolysed, cleaner “green” variant, in the UK and Norway,...

Navigating the power markets in turbulent times

Making the electricity markets understandable and work for your business is currently a tall order. Cielo Energy, headed up by managing director Stuart Lloyd-Evans,...

Our flexible friends in the North: DNO seeks firms’ views on supplying flex

Regional DNO Electricity North West is calling on customers and stakeholders to help shape the way it buys flexibility on its network. The North West’s...

WPD claims lead among DNOs with UK’s first “connectability pledge”

Britain’s grid operator serving the Midlands and Wales reckons it’s getting ahead of a major regulatory change in how DNOs charge for installing low-carbon...

BP profits top £7 bn for Q2, highest for fourteen years

Bernard Looney’s “cash machine” lived up to the BP CEO’s notorious characterisation this morning, as the fossil fuel super major posted its highest quarterly...

Octopus seeks £1 billion government loan as sole bidder for Hayden Wood’s collapsed Bulb

Privately held Octopus Energy is reportedly seeking a £1 billion taxpayer-funded loan to hedge supplies, among its conditions for its proposed £100 m takeover...

Request to Pay: how energy providers can better support consumers through the cost of...

Paul Walvik-Joynt, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Bill Pay Commercialisation, Mastercard explains how it's Request to Pay service connects buyers and sellers directly...

When is a good time to lock in energy prices?

Cielo Energy provides businesses of all sizes with expert commercially focussed consultancy advice and support on the energy market. We work with companies from...

“Worst customer service on record” from energy suppliers, Citizens Advice finds  

Standards of customer service delivered by energy suppliers have fallen to the worst in the six years since Citizens Advice began assessing them, the...

London’s Tube seeks first renewables-only power supply contract

London mayor Sadiq Khan has moved closer to running Britain’s biggest urban transport network on carbon-free wind, solar and hydro electricity, instructing Transport for...

Energy costs top Covid recovery as corporates’ main concern, survey finds

Energy costs have overtaken the recovery from Covid-19 as the top concern for UK businesses, according to a new report released today.  Four in...

EDF agrees six month coal extension, as UK hedges against Putin

Fears over power shortages this winter sparked by the Ukraine war have prompted D-BEIS secretary Kwasi Kwarteng and the UK’s biggest remaining coal-fired generator...

The energy market fairy tale, and how you can avoid the nightmares

Cielo Energy provides businesses of all sizes expert commercially focussed consultancy advice and support on the energy market.  We work with companies from...

The Journey Towards Net Zero

By Mark Rose, Sales & Marketing Director Welcome to the second in a series of posts from Rob Kerr – Customer Service Director, Anton Roberts...

Join the Debate: The Energy Crunch and the Business Confidence Crisis

Since September 2021, there has been unprecedented volatility in the wholesale energy market, which is having a major impact on businesses - many of whom...

The Impacts of Inflation on Non-Commodity Costs

Anton Roberts, Commercial & Transformation Director at TotalEnergies Gas & Power, talks about the impacts of recent inflationary rises on non-commodity costs, and therefore energy...

MEUC’s Summer Conference and Exhibition.

Come and see us at MEUC’s EXPO 14 June London – www.meucnetwork.co.uk/expo The Energyst will be joining other energy sector stakeholders and corporate and public...

PPA quotes online? Limejump jumps to it

Shell-owned clean generation integrator Limejump today introduces what it claims as Britain’s first online service enabling small generators to get the best PPA prices...

When are intensive energy users not intensive energy users? When Whitehall decides they’re not

Leaders of Britain’s big industrial consumers of power and gas today gave two cheers to the government’s moves to protect them from rocketing energy...