Helping you through uncertain times

The world of energy has changed radically since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this week the Prime Minister announced a three-tier Covid alert system, which could affect many businesses once again.

New Normal isn’t coming -it’s here, now

Work from Home (WFH hereafter) isn’t a response to Covid, it’s now a mainstream part of how we will live our lives. 

EcoAct launches first ever open-source carbon calculation to overcome remote working emissions gap

International climate change consultancy EcoAct alongside major corporates today published an open source methodology for companies that need to calculate the impacts of an increasing number of employees working from home on corporate carbon emissions.

Proving that sustainability delivers a measurable return on investment

Sustainability is increasingly important to businesses, but how can you be sure that the investment you make pays back?

Renewables look to new opportunities as COVID-19 offers snapshot into energy future

SmartestEnergy’s ‘Smart Generation: State of the Market Report 2020’ outlines how flexibility and maximising merchant revenue models will be key to successful generation projects in the post-subsidy energy landscape

Energy switching continued to fall in the second quarter of 2020

The number of electricity switches reached the lowest level since the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest Ofgem data

Electricity under lockdown: cheaper, cleaner, but harder to control

The latest Drax Electric Insights report shows the impact lockdown had on our electricity system. The report, conducted via Imperial Consultants, by academics from Imperial College London, is an independent analysis of Great Britain’s electricity system during the second quarter of 2020.

Prince Charles: ‘Climate crisis could dwarf the impact of coronavirus pandemic’

The Prince of Wales spoke during the opening ceremony of international climate summit Climate Week

Coronavirus pandemic ‘drives fracking bankruptcies across US’

The report states: “The latest results confirm that fracking continues to be a high-risk enterprise with a poor track record, weak financial fundamentals and an unproven, speculative business model”

More US citizens concerned about long-term threat of climate change than coronavirus

Around 35% of respondents said they now trust their government’s ability to tackle the climate crisis less than they did before the pandemic