British Gas appoints Olympics man to lead smart meter roll out

British Gas has appointed a new director to lead the roll out of smart meters to its customers – who was instrumental in the smooth movement of all athletes, dignitaries and officials into and out of London for the Olympics last year. The company will be hoping Paul Nickson pulls in another gold medal-winning performance as […]

Paralympians win gold for sustainable Olympics work

Great Britain’s Paralympians had stunning success last year in the 2012 Olympics – and not just in the Games. They were also sustainability champions too, it was revealed today, as the British Paralympic Association (BPA) has been awarded gold global accreditation in sustainability for its work with EDF Energy at its London 2012 preparation camp. […]

Olympics swimming venue wins sustainability ‘gold’

Team GB may have missed out on a gold medal at the Olympic aquatic sports centre this summer – but the venue itself has been given top rating for its environmental credentials. According to the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), the swimming centre has environmentally friendly cooling systems which should set an example for Games […]

Blog: So you’re an Olympic sponsor – so watt?

The sheer power of the moment when the huge bronzed Olympic cauldron burst into flames in the darkened Olympic Stadium over the weekend is undeniable. For millions watching in Great Britain and around the world, it’s an image that will be burned into the memory for years to come. Hoping to latch onto the unforgettable […]

The Market Report – 24th July 2012

Weekly Market Report – 24th July 2012 provided by npower.

Olympic VIPs to use hydrogen fuel cell taxis

Olympic VIPs won’t just be able to use the exclusive traffic lanes to get to venues such as the Olympic Park and Anish Kapoor’s Orbit sculpture (pictured) this summer – they could also get a ride in a hydrogen fuel cell taxi. Five such taxis are joining the capital’s fleet of black cabs to ferry […]

EDF’s energy legacy for 2012

ELN takes a trip to the Olympic Park to talk with EDF about their new stadium side pavilion.

Oarsome use of energy

ELN visits the Olympic rowing lake where EDF have helped east end kids get a taste of glory….

London’s kids are oar-some, says Sir Steve

EDF, the official partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, got school kids out on the water at the official rowing venue this week, with a little help from 5-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave. The ‘EDF Community Rowing Challenge’, run in partnership with London Youth Rowing (LYR), was a hotly contested […]