Top 10 Energy Saving Tips for the Winter

Non domestic RHI Scheme

At this time of year, we all revisit the heating controls and turn on the lights earlier at home. It’s not so straightforward for businesses; with numerous people occupying the premises and large, complicated heating and cooling systems. So, if you’re responsible for the energy management in your building and the comfort of your organisation’s

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Wholesale Energy Market Review 26 October 2018

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines This week, wholesale power and gas, and commodity markets experienced mixed movements, with month-ahead gas contracts hitting 11-week lows as high LNG send-out is expected to continue into November with several cargoes contracted to 7 November. Both baseload and peak power contracts experienced mixed movements, with the majority of near-term contracts out to winter

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The end of CRC reporting. What will it mean to the current CRC participants?

The end of CRC reporting

July 2019 will be the final reporting deadline for CRC Phase 2 and we already know that the fiscal element of this scheme is due to be replaced by an increased Climate Change Levy (CCL) rate. But what does this mean for those who have been participating in CRC since it started in 2010, both

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Wholesale Energy Market Review 19 October 2018

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines This week, all commodity prices fell for a second week, with EU ETS carbon hitting a two-month low and Brent crude oil dropping below $80.0/bl. Despite pressure from falling commodity prices, near-term wholesale power and gas prices reversed the previous week’s decline and rose. All baseload and peak power contracts to summer 19 rose

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Our Head of Operations to Chair ESTA’s aM&T Group

Timothy Holman

Tim Holman has been elected to Chair the automatic Monitoring & Targeting (aM&T) group ran by ESTA (the Energy Services and Technology Association). ESTA is a trade membership organisation and the aM&T group supports members who provide products and services targeted at measuring, acquiring, managing, processing and analysing energy data in the pursuance of energy

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Wholesale Energy Market Review 12 October 2018

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines All commodities fell this week, with coal and oil ending multi-week climbs. Pressure from curtailing commodity prices, coupled with an increase in wind output and warmer temperatures, cause wholesale power and gas contracts to retreat, with many also hitting lows on 11 October. However, the recent high prices of gas have attracted several LNG

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10 years of Display Energy Certificates

DEC Certificate

10 years ago, as part of the Energy Performance in Buildings Regulation, Display Energy Certificates (DECs) were launched in England and Wales. In October 2008, DECs became a legal requirement for all buildings in the public sector and publicly funded organisations where members of the public access buildings. The purpose of a DEC is to

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Wholesale Energy Market Review 5 October 2018

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines Near-term power and gas contracts continued lower this week, whilst seasonal contracts recovered from the previous week’s decline. Week-on-week, day-ahead gas prices dropped 4.3% to 70.1p/th, as the gas system was oversupplied following a pickup in Norwegian flows to the UK. Day-ahead power followed its gas counterpart lower, down 1.3% to end the week

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What to consider when applying for the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

Non domestic RHI Scheme

What is the RHI? The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was introduced to support technologies that generate heat from renewable sources. The non-domestic phase of the scheme provides organisations, large or small, income for generating their own energy. We’ve put together answers to some of the questions we get about the scheme: What sort of return

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