All About Carbon

The surprising strength of carbon prices and their impact on the power market

Government awards £7.1m contract to decarbonise glass sector

Glass Futures won the contract to carry out the study, which will investigate and recommend the most cost-effective and environmentally efficient way to clean up the glass industry’s emissions

Robotic process automation ‘could change the face of utility management’

That’s the suggestion from Catalyst Commercial Services – we spoke to Chief Executive Officer Chris Hurcombe and Chief Commercial Officer Scott Pickavance to find out about its new EaaSi offering…

Wood wins multi-million-dollar Hinkley Point C contract

It will provide developer EDF Energy with full life cycle services to improve project delivery and commercial performance

Time-of-use tariff
Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of time-of-use tariffs’

Smart Energy GB says most customers would be keen to sign up to time-of-use deals if they could save money or help the environment

Wood wins £52m Sellafield control systems contract

It will supply programmable digital control technologies over the course of a 10-year project

Energy customers ‘could be rolled onto deals costing £401 more’

Switching service uSwitch.com says 27 gas and power suppliers have a total of 95 fixed deals expiring this May and June

US awards 21 energy and water efficiency contracts

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded 21 contracts to provide efficient energy and water infrastructure improvements to federal facilities. Under an energy savings performance contract (ESPC), a private contractor will design, construct and install an energy and water savings project that meets the federal agency’s needs and provides the necessary financing, with no initial […]

Defra awards UK air pollution monitoring contract

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has awarded a three-year contract to monitor air pollution in the UK. Sustainability consultancy Ricardo-AEA will provide quality assurance and control services to the UK’s largest air quality monitoring network. The ‘Automatic Urban and Rural Network’ (AURN) helps the UK Government fulfil its statutory European reporting requirements. It also […]

Severn Trent Water extends Amey contract

Energy services provider Amey has been awarded a £250 million extension to its wastewater contract with Severn Trent Water. The area stretches from mid-Wales to Rutland and from the Bristol Channel to the Humber estuary. From 1st June 2015 Amey will be taking over repair and maintenance of the sewer network across the entire Severn […]