‘Digitisation to massively improve customer experience’

  There is a massive opportunity for innovative digital technologies to improve energy customers’ experiences. That’s according to the UK’s Digital Minister, Matt Hancock, who spoke to ELN at the Conservative Party Conference about the benefits of inventions such as the Internet of Things, smart sensors and dynamic pricing. He said the range of options, […]

New role for former Energy Minister Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock has been announced as Minister for the Cabinet Office. He no longer holds his ministerial posts at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The Conservative MP for West Suffolk will now take forward the efficiency and civil service reform role at the […]

Scotland unhappy with “gung-ho” fracking

The Scottish Government is angry it will be overruled about fracking underneath homes in Scotland. Yesterday Business and Energy Minister Matt Hancock confirmed hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas will take place underneath homes without developers needing permission. Changes to the Infrastructure Bill will affect national oil and gas and geothermal projects taking place a mile […]