Confidence in energy efficiency is up and rising

Confidence in the energy efficiency industry was up in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 and looks to continue rising. That’s according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), which suggests suppliers have seen increases in order-book growth, allied with increased consumer spending. Q1 saw 80% of suppliers say order levels are […]

Student predicts energy future!

A student has invented a tool to forecast how an individual’s energy use will change in the future. Moulay Larbi Chalal, a PhD candidate at Nottingham Trent University, used data from across 6,000 households over a 17-year period to see how people’s changing lifestyle and behavior changes their energy requirements. He claims the date even […]

Energy costs for suppliers up 15%

The cost of energy for suppliers is up 15% compared to January 2016 This is illustrated by Ofgem’s Supplier Cost Index, which tracks ongoing trends in the electricity, dual fuel and gas markets. The regulator says the increase is primarily as a result of rising gas and power wholesale prices, of which there was a considerable rise in October […]

Solar leads global renewables boost

PwC report looks at energy trends for 2012