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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...

Does it feel like energy is out of control at the moment?

Is your business a victim of the market turbulence? If the current energy market leaves you feeling out of control and at the whim of...

Octopus seeks Suomi wind and solar amid Northern lights

Fast-growing green power investor Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) is deepening its commitment to Finland. Founded in 2010, the trust boasts generation assets across Europe...

300 MPs back local sales of co-ops’ power, want to bid ‘Do Zvidanya’ to...

Campaigners seeking rights for Britain’s 400-plus power co-operatives to sell clean electricity locally this week hailed a milestone on their road to victory. Power for...

Directory of heat networks sets out to start war on Britain’s wasted heat

Bin-emptying trade body the Environmental Services Association today publishes its “EfW Heat Network Directory”,  bidding to put right the UK’s scandalous waste of heat...

Brighton Energy Co-op advertises commercial roof projects seeking PV installers’ bids

One of Britain’s longest established community-accountable energy co-operatives has started to advertise projects seeking competitive bids from solar installers. Brighton Energy Cooperative is advertising upcoming...

Schtum on prices, Centrica boss says UK gas supplies ‘unaffected’ by Putin’s Ukraine attack

British Gas’ eleven million consumers will face no interruption to gas supply after Vladimir Putin unleashed his duplicitous attack today on democratic Ukraine, Centrica’s...

Wrapped or open? BP chips in for portion of fuel innovator

Oil giant BP today boosted its portfolio of next-generation transport fuels, as it snapped up 30% of Green Biofuels Ltd (GBF), Britain’s leading supplier...

Triple Point Energy Efficiency Infrastructure: £108m of near-term storage secured

Green investor Triple Point Energy Efficiency Infrastructure is eying portfolio expansion of over £560 million. In a trading statement to investors today John Roberts, chairman...

Crisis: Without market redesign, expensive gas could ‘continue beyond 2030’, Cornwall predicts

Respected energy analysts Cornwall Insight today found themselves at odds with Britain’s embroiled prime minister, as they revealed research predicting that volatile gas prices...

Sizewell C: Kwarteng finds £100 million to lure investors

Prospects for Sizewell C, Britain’s second new nuclear mega-project, advanced today as energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng confirmed £100 million of government cash to encourage...

Electrifying performance: Berlin’s Olympic Stadium to get solar PV

The Olympic athletics track on which legendary sprinter Jesse Owens defied Nazi racism in 1936 is soon to be further enhanced, being overlooked with...

Only a quarter of solar farms’ closest neighbours ‘opposed’; against 56% ‘in favour’

The weakening myth that most Brits object to big solar farms grew further enfeebled today, as research from the PV industry's main lobby group...

Cornwall Insight:  Overhaul market design to boost sensitivities between wholesale and retail  

Root and branch reform of UK wholesale and retail energy markets is needed to avoid repeats of impending market failures threatening to pitch millions...