npower’s Wayne Mitchell’s blog

The changing face of news If you were playing one of those word association games and someone said ‘news’ to you, what would you immediately think of? ‘Paper’ is what comes to my mind. But that’s probably me showing my age. Today’s internet-loving consumers are far more likely to say Twitter (230 million regular active […]

Are you exposed to the CRC?

Nic Seuren from M&C Energy group explains how you could be exposed to the CRC.

Business calls on Government to make “smarter use” of finance

The voice of UK business has called on the Government to make investment in UK infrastructure much more attractive. The CBI says it is frustrated with the Treasury following its promise of support to industry back in November.They say funding has been thin on the ground. To secure £250 billion of investment to improve the […]

Japan to buy Fukushima operator Tepco

Japan has agreed to buy Tokyo Electric Powr (Tepco), the operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant which went into meltdown after the devastating earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yukio Edano is said to have approved the business deal yesterday. According to reports the Government will take a […]

East England hopes to tempt energy business

Businesses in the east of England have launched an enterprise zone in an attempt to attract more firms from the energy industry to its shores. The new programme has been created to highlight what the region can offer the oil, gas, wind and nuclear energy industries. The East of England Energy Zone (EEEGR) hopes to […]

Fracking “ticks the boxes” says Lord

The Environment Agency Chairman has given support for the controversial ‘fracking’ process if it abides by strict rules to protect the environment. Lord Smith is recommending shale gas as a future source in the UK’s energy mix as long as it adheres to “rigorous monitoring”. The process of hydraulic fracturing involves pumping water and chemicals […]