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Energyst Director’s Report

We take a quick skim through the Energyst's annual Director's Report

Energyst Director’s Report

Businesses should brace themselves for two years of volatile energy costs, says report The latest industry insight, courtesy of the Energyst, hints uncertain electricity costs and strategies to mitigate them remain a huge challenge. Future price concerns are a risk...
Industry Insight – February

Our take on what's going on in the energy industry this February . Sneak peak - quite a bit on Brexit.

Industry Insight – February

Ongoing Brexit fears continue to hit clean tech A recent appeal, arguing that the UK needs a ‘green guarantee’ to protect its environment after Brexit, has been launched by Green Party MP Caroline Lucas. More than 1,100 European Union environmental laws, ranging from...
Trump – what does it mean for energy?

Big Don has gone and won it. Who knew. But what does it mean for energy and the rest of the world?

Trump – what does it mean for energy?

As Donald Trump takes the helm in the US, what does this mean for global and local commitments to carbon reduction and energy management? The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States took place on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West...
Aimteq and npower sign demand side response partnership

That's right, we've formed an epic team-up, between us, npower and the guys at WEMS. It's gonna be awesome.

Aimteq and npower sign demand side response partnership

Energy service provider npower, has formed a strategic partnership with Stockport-based business Aimteq, to deliver an integrated demand side response (DSR) platform to their business customers. As part of the partnership npower will use WEMS hardware and software...
Industry Insight – August

What's going on in energy this August? Sit back, relax and have a read.

Industry Insight – August

Following the Brexit vote and Theresa May’s new Premiership, DECC has been axed and Hinkley C is being ‘reviewed.’ What other fallout is coming from recent political change? A new Prime Minister Theresa May has taken power. What’s her...
Industry Insight – July

The energy news for July - plus the obligatory Brexit stuff.

Industry Insight – July

With Brexit has come the biggest UK political change for generations. What does it mean for green business? UK votes to leave EU For once, there can scarcely be anyone in the UK unaware of the top story; the UK has voted to leave the EU. At this stage, it is difficult...
Industry Insight – June

June's energy news...and more on Brexit.

Industry Insight – June

As the Brexit vote approaches, what news, views and opinions are polarising debate? Here’s our latest digest on the key points. Could Brexit harm UK energy policy? As heavyweight contributions across the Brexit debate roll in, Chatham House has played its card....
Industry Insight – May

May's biggest and best energy stories.

Industry Insight – May

Can renewables and efficiency supercharge UK industry? The Financial Times (FT) argues that Britain has quietly become a star in the world of green power. It writes that a record 25% of electricity generated last year came from wind farms, solar panels and other...
Industry Insight – April

April's energy news round-up. Including a bit on the French-funded, Chinese built (cos that's a great idea) Hinkley Point.

Industry Insight – April

Challenges for UK industry As Tata Steel’s Port Talbot plant faces closure, recent industry news is focusing on the challenges for UK manufacturing. To date, more than 120,000 people have signed Jeremy Corbyn’s petition calling for Parliament to be...
Budget 2016 – What does it mean for energy?

It's budget time again. What does the tatty red briefcase have in store for energy this year?

Budget 2016 – What does it mean for energy?

In this crucial overview of energy trends, we examine how George Osborne’s Budget opens the path to a new UK energy and carbon taxation framework Single reporting framework on energy efficiency and carbon taxes is coming In his Budget, George Osborne has begun...
Top insight into the industry news for February 2016

Boom. All the energy news from February coming your way.

Top insight into the industry news for February 2016

DECC announces 5 year plan DECC has outlined how both DECC and DEFRA will spend their annual budgets, of £3.3bn and £2bn respectively in 2015/16. According to EDIE, Amber Rudd’s department will, “Ensure the UK has a secure and resilient energy system,” by driving a...