Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – Why this year’s Budget is an opportunity to avoid a decarbonisation ‘cliff edge’

Following last week’s cabinet reshuffle, which saw the appointment of a new Chancellor of the Exchequer just four weeks before the Budget on 11 March, there are now some concerns that the anticipated ‘green Budget’ is in doubt.

Guest Blog: Ben Spry – Five resolutions for UK energy managers to make this year

npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ, launches a toolkit helping energy managers to make the business case for a long-term energy management plan

Guest Blog: Ashley Phillips – Towards Net Zero: supporting businesses as they rethink energy

Carbon reduction and sustainability are now top priorities for our nation’s businesses.

Guest Blog: Stuart Lloyd-Evans – The importance of price transparency

Until now there has never been a simple, consistent price index for delivered energy to customers, a key facilitator to the low carbon transition

Guest Blog: Duncan Everett and Michael Prager – Who killed Eric the Energy Manager?

In the same stance as who killed Roger Rabbit before you engage the local constabulary. But behind every good opening line is a serious point. In this case what actually is the role of the modern Energy Manager?

Guest Blog: Stuart Reid – The road to decarbonisation – what steps should businesses be taking now?

Since the government announced it is legislating to hit net zero carbon emissions by 2050, ‘decarbonisation’ has become one of the words of the moment.

Guest Blog: Ashley Phillips – Ground rules – how the latest regulatory changes affect I&C businesses

Changes in regulation and the increased focus on the net zero goal will inevitably mean some disruption; but it will also be a time of opportunity

Guest Blog: Dr Lai Jiang: How to make our AI assistants talk about energy management?

In this case, a question of great interest will be: how will these AI systems interact with their end users in the energy management field?

Guest Blog: Duncan Everett – If you don’t know is it your fault?

Nobody wants to fail but often the fear of failure can get in the way of success. So how do you break the ‘better to do nothing than fail’ barrier?

Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Extinction Rebellion – Communicate clearly to gain support

Back again on the London streets since May 1st, Extinction Rebellion (XR) is now planning two weeks of protests. Their aim is to “peacefully occupy centres of power and shut them down”.