22nd May 2017
To grab an extra day’s headlines, an old trick is to “leak” a report, or manifesto. It captures news on the day of the...
15th May 2017
When the energy world talks about security of supply the debate often centres around which country do we buy our oil/gas/coal from? How s...
8th May 2017
It should go without saying that government policies should be intelligent, clever – well “smart”. And I’m not ju...
2nd May 2017
It’s a great quote, originating from an early (and obviously totally inaccurate assessment) of the Soviet Government post 1917 &nda...
24th Apr 2017
In case you didn’t know, there will be a general election on June 8th. From the moment the previous Prime Minister announced he was...
10th Apr 2017
Devolving energy policy to local levels is a Curate’s egg – has good and bad bits. There is a strong argument for local energ...
3rd Apr 2017
Most of us have heard of “red tape” – those extra burdens imposed on business by government or regulators. Typically po...
27th Mar 2017
It’s officially Spring. Living in rural Worcestershire there’s even a hint of buds appearing in the numerous apple orchards n...
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...
EUA's Chief Executive