Market reform needs to factor in home energy storage

The electricity market reform (EMR) package confirmed in the Queen’s Speech should support the potential for homeowners to have their own energy storage, according to ‘smart’ home firms. To avoid hitting consumers with bigger costs after the shake-up of the way electricity is sold and transferred, the head of a home energy management firm said […]

The Mega What?

Colin Calder, Founder & CEO of PassivSystems

Green Deal must be more ‘consumer friendly’

Government needs to make the Green Deal more ‘consumer friendly’ to guarantee its popularity. That’s the view of Colin Calder, founder of home energy management firm PassivSystems which has been helping DECC to shape its plans on the new policy. While the Government’s flagship scheme to give loans for home efficiency improvements is an “innovative […]