20th Mar 2017
With “smart” technologies capturing the attention of consumers and heating systems reacting to the environment without the ne...
13th Mar 2017
I put fake news in the title just to get your attention, what I should have written is “interpretation of data” but it lacks...
6th Mar 2017
Each day we hear stories in the media about poor air quality. And rightly so.
27th Feb 2017
In a world where “fake news” and “post truth facts” have become part of our language, “information” h...
20th Feb 2017
I am passionate in wanting the UK to meet its climate change obligations – I voted for the 2008 Climate Change Act and I’ve s...
13th Feb 2017
It’s been an interesting week for the industry, both in the news and on the quiet. The drip-drip of price announcements has started...
6th Feb 2017
As we wait for the Government to announce its Emissions Reduction Plan, due in the Spring, it is interesting to note that low carbon gas...
30th Jan 2017
I didn’t realise how much of a stir our recent report on fuel poverty would cause, what’s more, I don’t regret that for...
23rd Jan 2017
There is no doubting that having 4 million households across the UK living in fuel poverty – in excess of 10 million people –...
16th Jan 2017
Last week I ended my weekly blog with a quote, (“runs directly against the interests of ordinary families”). but I deliberate...
9th Jan 2017
Firstly, Happy New Year, let’s hope 2017 brings further clarity around energy policy for our industry. I say that, given the mini-r...
12th Dec 2016
For those with good memories, you will remember following the Olympic success of the British Cycling team, I related the theory of &ldquo...
5th Dec 2016
Energy industry insiders, I know, have mixed views over smart meters and I’m not going to re-run the arguments. I will make one obs...
28th Nov 2016
The arguments about energy efficiency seem obvious – reduce bills, saving consumers money. Helping to tackle fuel poverty, making h...
21st Nov 2016
The headlines in the tabloids this week made for uncomfortable reading for energy suppliers, and their trade body. Profits higher than pr...
14th Nov 2016
Well that was a surprise. How many of you would have predicted that outcome? Can’t believe what happened? That’s right, I&rsq...
7th Nov 2016
Occasionally I get invited to private dinners with leading figures from across a range of industries where we discuss (under Chatham Hous...
31st Oct 2016
There was an excellent article this week by a political monitoring consultant (I’ll name check him, Rob Micklewright from Dods). Th...
24th Oct 2016
Last week, I took part in a series of meetings with industry bodies that share our agenda, namely the Institution of Gas Engineers and Ma...
17th Oct 2016
This week, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published its report “Next steps for UK heat policy” and it made for an inte...
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