UES Energy – ‘Fantastic’ to win at TELCA

The Managing Director of UES Energy was crowned ‘Business Person of the Year’ at The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA) last week. Andrew Diplock said it was a “fantastic result” and not just for him but “absolutely for the team in Cardiff”. ELN Editor Sumit Bose hosted the annual show which aims to reward the […]

Sponsors celebrate third TELCA success

The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA) is independent, well supported and a great opportunity for the sector to get together. That’s why it was even more successful in its third year, according to the sponsors. The ceremony, which took place at the beautiful Mermaid Theatre in London last week, awards the best consultants and energy brokers in the […]

Energy consultants have mixed views on ESOS

There were mixed views about the new energy audit scheme among TPIs at The Energy Live Consultancy Award (TELCA) roadshow last month. Under the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), large energy users in the UK are obliged to assess their energy use by the end of the year. Chris Ashleigh, Managing Director of Hotel Energy, said: “I […]

TPIs ‘expected to know about energy policy’

Third Party Intermediaries (TPI) are expected to have knowledge of energy policy. That’s according to the Managing Director of Hotel Energy, Chris Ashleigh, who spoke at The Energy Live Consultancy Award (TELCA) roadshow debate in Birmingham last month. When questioned by ELN Editor Sumit Bose whether if TPIs had to interpret policy for their customers, Mr Ashleigh […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – Honest views and transparency

How many people, in the energy sector or elsewhere, would like to say what they really think about matters affecting their businesses or discipline on a day-to-day basis? With comments clearly comes responsibility. There are constantly developing and prevailing scandals within the political world about honesty and transparency but these, unfortunately, also impact how people […]

Opus Energy ‘thrilled’ with innovative consultancy entries

The Energy Live Consultancy Awards shortlist was announced last week and the industry reaction to it has been overwhelmingly positive. The I&C Most Innovative Consultancy is sponsored by Opus Energy. Reacting to the shortlist, Steve James (pictured), Director of Corporate Solutions at the company said: “We’re thrilled with the fantastic response to the Industrial & […]

TELCAs mark a ‘positive step’ for brokers

The Energy Live Consultancy Awards shortlist was announced this week and the reaction from the industry has been amazing. CNG Ltd is sponsoring the SME Best Customer Service award. Reacting to the shortlist Head of Sales Martin Needham said: “It is fantastic to see so many brokers/consultants entering these new awards and it marks a […]

npower ‘delighted’ at broad range of nominated consultancies

The Energy Live Consultancy Awards shortlist was announced yesterday and the industry reaction to it has been overwhelmingly positive. The I&C and SME Consultancy of the Year award is sponsored by npower which is also the headline sponsor for the whole event. Reacting to the shortlist, Chris Billing (pictured) Head of Indirect Sales at npower […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – don’t demolish your supplier!

What do you want from an energy efficiency services supplier or renewables installer? Sounds like a simple and straightforward question but, as you’ll find later, there are lots of sub-plots as always…. One thing I find truly depressing is news of yet more longstanding, reputable companies being wound up. Notably brought home by Farebrothers of […]

M+C makes fourth acquisition in a year

M&C Energy Group will raise its turnover to more than £40m following its acquisition this week of Oldham-based energy consultancy Utility Masters. The deal marks the fourth buy-up M&C has made in the past year and is a further stage in its “aggressive growth strategy”. Dunfermline-based M&C now manages more than £6.25bn of energy consumption […]