npower’s Wayne Mitchell’s Blog

The art of being future ready Can you remember a time when you couldn’t ‘google’? Or when sending a text or using Facebook or Linked In wasn’t an option? I’m sure you can even though these developments have only been around for the past decade or so. And yet, it’s hard to imagine not using […]

Energy Secretary wants more collective energy buying

The UK Energy Secretary today declared he wants more people to club together on energy buying. Ed Davey’s comments came as hailed the “fantastic outcome” of the Big Switch, a group energy buying scheme which it is claimed could save its members a total of £25 million on bills. More than 280,000 people signed up […]

npower eye up medium-sized businesses stuck on fixed tariffs

Power supplier npower has introduced a new product which they hope will give medium-sized companies a new approach to buying their energy by incorporating price alerts at trigger points agreed with the company. Research by npower found that the majority of UK mid-sized businesses ranked energy as their second highest business concern but more than […]

First Energy Live News Webinar a great success

The Energy Clinic webinar session was a great success with Sumit Bose, ELN Editorial Director and Mark Dickinson, CEO M&C Energy Group, discussing all things energy buying. We now have the full recording, please feel free to login on the panel above.

The Energy Clinic – “Dispelling the myth around energy buying”

On March 8th at 10 a.m., get exclusive access to Mark Dickinson, CEO of M&C Energy Group and ask the questions you always wanted to ask about energy buying. Unlike usual webinars in which you get lots of information pushed at you, The Energy Clinic is a truly interactive session for you to understand how […]

Energy consultancy Utilyx bought up for £15m by MITIE

The UK’s second largest energy services company MITIE has snapped up energy consultancy Utilyx for £15million, it was announced today. Formed in 2000, Utilyx works with major energy users such as Scottish Water, Iceland and McDonald’s, helping clients plan their energy use and energy buying as well as cope with rising energy costs. Ruby McGregor-Smith, […]

Ofgem urged to cut energy buying red tape

An international energy broker has urged Ofgem to “cut the red tape” surrounding energy purchasing via exchanges in the UK, which it claims is “reducing competition in the power market”. Independent experts at Bergen Energi UK believe exchange access is restricted by the costs of signing up to, and the ongoing management requirements of, the […]

Energy savings take off for air traffic controllers

Air traffic control company NATS has sliced £1.7m off its energy bill following an overhaul of its electricity buying procedure. NATS hired energy broker Bergen Energi UK to create a bespoke risk-management solution. NATS has a unique set of energy requirements which Bergen Energi analysed and then developed a specific strategy. Bergen Energi UK vice-president […]