What drives the energy market?

What will the main drivers be for the energy market this winter? Find out at Energy Live Expo on November 2nd at the QEII in London, where Total will give its take on energy trading. The company’s Energy Optimisation Manager for North West Europe, Alistair Griffiths, will run through some of the drivers of the […]

Fans, parties and fast cars – Formula E has it all says series boss

There’s just two months until the chequered flag goes up for hotly anticipated new electric racing series Formula E. But two years ago “nobody thought it would happen” says Formula E boss Alejandro Agag. ELN hit the global launch in London to get the inside track from why the self-confessed petrol-head is so keen on green […]

Formula E announces Legge as first female driver

The first female driver has signed up to get behind the wheel for the all-electric Formula E racing series. The 33-year-old British racer Katherine Legge is the first of two drivers announced for Team Amlin Aguri. Legge’s successful career includes stints in the Champ Car World Series, the DTM series and IndyCar, while in 2005 […]

Choo choo! Northern Rail trains drivers to slash fuel use

It’s full steam ahead for fuel efficiency in the North of England as Northern Rail is teaching its train drivers simple techniques to slash their diesel use. The firm spends £30 million a year on energy and diesel counts for a huge chunk of that and hopes to cut this down by 3% to counter […]

US drivers ‘more concerned’ about energy waste than Brits

Drivers in the US are “more concerned” about energy waste compared to those in other countries such as the UK, Denmark and Singapore. Around half of US drivers are bothered by people wasting energy, claims a new survey by fuel giant Shell. More than three quarters of people see being fuel efficient as an important […]

UK drivers ‘bitterly disappointed’ by road fuel report

Consumers in the UK will be “bitterly disappointed” that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will not be launching a full-scale review of petrol and diesel pricing in the UK. That’s the view of fuel poverty campaigners and those in the automotive industry, which follows new evidence suggesting there are no problems with competition in […]

Drivers have ‘no idea’ how much they pay for fuel

Do you know the cost of fuel? Well, if the answer is no, you’re not alone as a new survey claims almost three quarters (71%) of drivers do not know the average price of a litre of unleaded fuel. The Energy Saving Trust (EST) found even though nine in ten drivers shop around to find […]

Save £270 by driving ‘smart’

British motorists can save around £270 each or 20p of every litre of fuel by simply driving “smart”. That’s according to a new research by the Energy Saving Trust (EST), which claims drivers lose £7 billion in wasted fuel every year. The fuel saved would be equivalent to filling 12,000 Olympic swimming pools. The Trust […]

“Driving smarter” cuts company fuel bills by 15%

Driving “more smartly” could shave up to 15% off companies’ fuel bills. That’s the message from the Energy Saving Trust which says drivers can take action to counter rising fuel costs. The message comes the same week as Chancellor George Osborne’s U-turn over a planned fuel duty rise in August, when pushed it back to […]

UK electric cars industry has “long way to go”

Experts say the UK still has a “long way to go” with developing electric cars, on the back of news earlier this week that Oxford is to get a large number of EV charging points across the city. Lorna Pimlott, Ernst & Young’s Head of Electric Vehicles & Infrastructure said: “It’s very encouraging to see […]