Drax to power Thames Water via £500m Haven Power deal

Haven Power will provide Thames Water with power for the next five years in a deal worth £500m. The Drax-owned energy supplier said the...

Inprova group acquires energyTEAM and Ener-G brokers, becomes major player

Inprova Group has bought two non-domestic energy brokers, energyTEAM and ENER-G Procurement. The procurement outsourcing company said both firms will be rebranded as it bids...
LNG shipments drive down UK power prices

Global gas glut pushes UK power prices to four year low

UK power prices fell to their lowest in four years during the first quarter of 2015 and averaged 10% lower than the previous quarter....

Sponsored post – What lower oil prices mean for your firm’s next energy contract

In this sponsored post, CUB says market forces make it a good time to think about locking in keen energy prices for years to...

What is the levelised cost of power?

Since Energy Procurement reported on levelised costs in 2011, understanding the cost of power generation has become no less complex or controversial. However it...

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...

Flexible gas purchasing opens up to SMEs

Many businesses want to take advantage of the benefits of purchasing gas on the live energy markets that in the past have been restricted...

Ofgem: Wholesale power liquidity improving

Liquidity is improving in the wholesale electricity market, Ofgem said today. In an interim report following its intervention on 31 March, the regulator said early...
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,...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...