Energyst’s Delivering Net Zero events pushed back to 26-27 May 2021

Energyst Media is moving the Energyst & EV events back to May 2021. It’s not a decision we take lightly. We have been in constant...

PPA platform Zeigo lands £800k funding

Power purchase agreement (PPA) platform Zeigo has secured £800,000 seed funding. The company brings together buyers and sellers of renewable power. It aims to create...

Pennon sells Viridor 

Pennon has agreed to sell waste arm Viridor for £4.2bn to a consortium of buyers advised by Kohl Kravis Roberts (KKR). Planets UK Bidco will...

Centrica’s Mark Futyan to lead Anesco

Centrica's Distributed Power Systems director, Mark Futyan, is to become CEO at solar and storage developer Anesco. He succeeds Kevin Mouatt, who steps down next...

Data centres: Choose a more sustainable battery

https://youtu.be/M08wTw_-bZk Data centres are under increasing pressure to reduce energy and carbon. While many of the world’s largest operators are building and funding their own...

Mitie set to smash EV target, but warns charging lag threatens net zero

Mitie’s electric vehicle rollout continues apace. The firm now has its 250th electric vehicle, a Nissan van, on the road at client Heathrow Airport. However,...

National Trust commits to net zero by 2030

National Trust has committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions across its estate by 2030 – without relying on offsets. The trust will also push...

Energy from waste is changing: Unlock the opportunity

Energy from waste – industry partnerships for heat offtake, private wire agreements and alternative fuels for coal. Opportunities abound… Unlock them at the Energy...

Toto Energy goes bust, Robin Hood bailed out

Toto Energy has ceased trading. The firms was one of a number of suppliers Ofgem had ordered to pay millions in overdue Renewables Obligation...

Smart energy technology for commercial and industrial use

Elcomponent outlines the benefits of its Smappee modular energy meter - which is claims reduces the cost of sub metering by 30-40 per cent...

Use universities as low-carbon energy test beds, says IMechE

The UK’s university campuses should be test-beds for low-carbon local-energy, as they combine academic expertise and large areas of land and buildings, according to a...

Beis seeks views on creating energy efficiency markets

Government is consulting on how to better incentivise energy efficiency and seeks input to inform market-based approaches. It wants views on how current markets can...

Half day seminar can help businesses turn energy compliance into big savings

A recent report from energy consultants Inenco asked the question: does energy reporting really deliver carbon savings? The short answer is ‘yes’. And the...

Understanding the fast-paced changes in the retail energy sector

  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA3u6d-zKwI] The retail energy world is changing in Great Britain. Energy prices for end consumers are increasing, driven by multiple factors. The structure of...

Shell renames First Utility, switches customers to renewable power

Shell has rebranded First Utility to Shell Energy and switched its customers to renewable power. It is also bundling in discounts for smart thermostats...

Capacity Market: Ofgem rejects plan to collect payments during suspension

Ofgem has rejected a modification to the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) under which the Capacity Market ‘supplier charge’ would be collected from customers...

Rethinking energy for better business performance

Centrica Business Solutions outlines opportunities to tackle escalating business costs and transform energy into a driver for value and growth in this sponsored post. Imagine...

Demand-side response: Can suppliers and aggregators collaborate to maximise returns?

Demand-side response aggregators are becoming suppliers and vice versa. Can the two parties also collaborate to help customers maximise the value of their flexibility...

Energy networks seek views on smart grid plans

Energy network operators seek views on their smart grid work programme. The Energy Networks Association has outlined a number of consultations and areas of focus...

Free report: How to Build Resilient Infrastructure

Organisations need mechanisms in place to ensure grid reliability and resilience. In Europe, for example, energy infrastructure is made up of small, isolated national networks...