Guest Blog: Christopher Trigg – Excess Capacity Charge Changes

As we approach the end of summer many of us are starting to think about our energy bills across the colder months. And its not just the inclement weather that will impact our bills. DCP161 is a new measure introduced by Ofgem from 1st April 2018 to ensure that half-hourly (HH) supplies that exceed their […]

Guest Blog: Nick Boyle – The Building Blocks of a Successful PPA

Everyone’s pretty au fait with the general shape of a PPA – renewable developer meets end user, and both live happily ever after with a mutually beneficial purchase agreement – but for many people the rest of the details are a little hazy. There’s a lot more to a PPA than just settling on a […]

Guest Blog – The jury is out on BEIS but are we any closer to long term certainty?

If one thing has been certain in the energy industry over recent years, it’s uncertainty. The past two months alone have brought a flurry of change, from the Brexit referendum outcome to the whirlwind in Westminster of a new Prime Minister and the creation of a new government department, signalling the end of DECC and […]

Reporter’s Blog: Nepal earthquake – Powering the country one year on

It’s hard to believe it has been a year since Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake: the day that changed everyone’s lives forever. More than eight million people were affected and thousands killed and injured after a 7.8 magnitude quake hit the beautiful Himalayan country. It affected people’s daily lives: basic commodities like food […]

Guest Blog: Michael Parker – UK wind power – Time for action

First of all, I would like to thank Wayne  for providing me with the opportunity to talk about wind energy today . You might wonder, why I chose the headline “time for action”, as if  you look at the statistics of wind energy in the UK today, it all looks very positive: Offshore and onshore […]

Guest Blog: npower’s Wayne Mitchell on how the energy market operates

Many ways to tell a story The energy industry is never out of the news it seems. Over the past week, I’ve been looking at all the coverage of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation. And what interesting reading it makes. As you are probably aware, the CMA is looking into how the energy […]

Guest Blog: Jaz Rabadia – A grandé cup of energy savings with extra cream please

In just my second week as a Starbucks partner (known as employee is most organisations), I was given the opportunity to be fully immersed into the global coffee chain’s culture by experiencing first-hand what makes the company such a success and how it goes about ‘inspiring and nurturing the human spirit – one person, one […]

Blog: A murky view from the top of the world

I was ecstatic! A month in my home country after three and a half years of not having seen my family. It was supposed to bring a breath of fresh air. Except it didn’t (literally!). As I walked out of Nepal’s international airport to see some of my family members waiting impatiently, I was struck […]

Blog: Failed New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

Take a spin round my neck of the woods, or should I say the urban jungle that is north London and you’ll find the finest Turkish kebab in England if not outside of Turkey. There’s constant temptation to tuck into the juicy, charcoal-cooked ribs, lamb shish kebabs and freshly baked flat breads. It’s a dangerous […]

Blog: Fasten your seatbelts! Take a greener ride

It looks like something that’s been taken straight out of a Disney film! Two very inviting wide eyes, a cute black nose and a mysterious half smile. It was love at first sight, as they say, for me – Google’s driverless car! I’m sure we all have, at some point, wished we could be in […]