Ride the wave of convergence

Energy management and energy procurement are beginning to converge. Jon Ferris explains how managers can cope with this fundamental change. Before 2005, virtually all consumers had fixed energy contracts. As prices became more volatile, consumers found themselves paying suppliers extra to bear the commodity risk on their behalf. In 2005, when gas prices exceeded 100 […]

Big business shows small firms advantages of green energy

Small businesses are being encouraged to switch to green energy after Google and Apple announced plans to reach a 100% renewable energy target as part of RE100. RE100 is a global collaborative initiative of 83 of the world’s most influential companies. As well as Google and Apple, its partners include IKEA, Adobe, and Diageo. All […]

Latest Jobs – Field BDM (Corporate) – Great Annual Savings

Up to £40,000 + Car Allowance + Generous/Uncapped Bonus Scheme Would you like to work with a vibrant and ambitious privately owned business? Do you have considerable knowledge of B2B sales within the energy sector? Do you enjoy an autonomous role, but with a strong support network of likeminded individuals? If the answer is yes […]

Latest Jobs – Divisional Manager (Corporate) – Great Annual Savings

Up to £50,000 + Car Allowance + Generous/Uncapped Bonus Scheme Would you like to work with a vibrant and ambitious privately owned business? Do you have considerable knowledge of B2B sales within the energy sector? Do you enjoy supporting and developing others to achieve a team target? If the answer is yes to any of […]

Credit markets set to go green

Corporate borrowers are a ‘driving force’ in the market for green bonds, according to a report by Standard and Poor’s Rating services. Green bonds are used to fund green projects such as renewable energy in order to combat climate change. Borrowers as diverse as Toyota, Unilever and Bangchak Petroleum PLC have sold green bonds. The […]

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 […]

Polish pulping mill gets loan for efficiency

A pulp and paper mill in Poland is getting a €35 million (£27.7m) loan to modernise its machinery by improving its energy efficiency and cutting its air emissions. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is giving the loan to help the Krapkowice mill save energy and slash pollutants such as carbon dioxide and sulphur […]