Monthly Archives: March 2012

Microgeneration for Business

A major shift towards renewable energy is essential in order to achieve and maintain sustainable energy production and microgeneration is likely to be at the heart of that shift. Microgeneration is the production of zero or low-carbon electricity and heat by individuals, businesses and communities to meet their own energy …

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Commercial Smart Meters: How much should you really be spending on energy?

Smart meters are useful tools that can help monitor your business’s electricity and gas consumption. The meter will calculate your usage and send the information back directly to your provider.  This will do away with the need for someone from your energy supplier to physically check your meter and your …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – mid March 2012

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Prices edge up; more plants to close UK Annual electricity prices have risen slightly over the last fortnight, with April ’12 Annual breaking above £50/MWh and October ’12 Annual above £53/MWh again, on the back of fresh gas and oil price rises – amid a mix of supply anxiety and …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – early March 2012

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Oil hits £ and € record Oil, having lost its influence over gas and electricity market direction for much of last year, is now very much back behind the steering wheel and being cited as a primary driver of UK gas and power prices. Part of the reason for this …

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