Dave Cockshott leaves Inenco for SmartestEnergy

Dave Cockshott has been appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at SmartestEnergy. He will take on the new role – created as part of the company’s re-organisation to give it “real commercial focus” – from November this year. Mr Cockshott, former CCO at utility consultancy Inenco and former Industrial and Commercial Director and Domestic […]

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – P272: mitigating the cost and maximising the opportunity

P272 comes into force in under six months, but many of the 160,000 affected businesses are yet to be transferred across to mandatory half hourly billing and settlement. Many suppliers have taken the decision to wait until the April 2017 deadline to switch across all affected customers; other organisations have not yet had to renew […]

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – Budget comes with long lasting price tag

From scrapping the CRC and rebalancing the ratio between power and gas, to investment in energy storage, Osborne’s eighth Budget contained plenty of news for business energy professionals. We now know that businesses’ pleas for simplicity have been answered, from April 2019 we will have a single energy tax and a simplified reporting framework. You […]

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott: The tide is turning for England’s water market

From better billing to cheaper prices, our friends across the border have enjoyed the benefits of water market competition for eight years, but Water deregulation is finally coming to England next year. From April 2017, businesses in England will be able to switch water providers and benefit from potential improvements to price, product and service. […]

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – Have Your Say

All I want for Christmas is…a single reporting scheme? ESOS audits have been submitted (for some) and thoughts are looking ahead to the New Year. Top of the Christmas wish list for most businesses will be greater certainty. In the past twelve months, we’ve seen a new government come in with differing priorities to the […]

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – Steel yourself for higher energy costs

The news of steel industry job losses and plant closures is a huge blow for British manufacturers, but it could also be an unwelcome sign of things to come should rising energy costs take their toll. A whole range of economic factors have influenced the decision to mothball and close plants altogether, but it’s no […]

Inenco More Than Y Report – Have your say on Energy Taxes

David Cockshott, Chief Commercial Officer at Inenco talks about why a consultation on energy taxes is needed and how a single tax for businesses would work.

Inenco More Than Y Report – CCL, subsidies & the energy tax review

David Cockshott, Chief Commercial Officer at Inenco takes you through the changes to the CCL levy and how it will affect you buying renewable energy.

Inenco More Than Y Report – 18th February 2015

David Cockshott of Inenco explains why you need an integrated energy strategy to cope with the ups and downs of the market. What should you be doing to cope with non-commodity costs? How much planning are you doing when it comes to energy efficiency? David will guide you through what you need to do now..

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – The countdown to compliance has begun

Last week we passed the first big ESOS marker: it’s officially less than 12 months until the 5th December 2015 deadline for the 10,000 eligible businesses to submit their final reports to the Environment Agency – and all should be monitoring their consumption by now if they weren’t already. Over the past few weeks we’ve […]