18th Feb 2019
There’s a great phrase, it’s meant to flush out BS and get to the facts – “put your money where your mouth is&rdq...
11th Feb 2019
It’s an old adage, and despite what you might think about their choice, politicians only perish when they think the voters are wron...
4th Feb 2019
OK, it wasn’t a Polar Vortex, more a typical cold snap to be expected when you live in the northern part of the hemisphere, but the...
28th Jan 2019
I’ve lost count of the times I’ve heard energy “experts” glibly speak of low hanging fruit regarding decarbonisat...
21st Jan 2019
A politician once declared his three priorities to be “education, education, education”, how right he was then and how right...
14th Jan 2019
It’s not often I take a pop at the regulator, Ofgem, but this week I will do.
8th Jan 2019
Firstly, Happy New Year and I hope you all had a good festive break. For those who kept the gas flowing, the lights on and worked through...
10th Dec 2018
Like a large proportion of the male population I have a degree of colour blindness – not the bold primary colours but the more subt...
3rd Dec 2018
Firstly a given, energy efficiency, using fewer units to deliver the same outputs is good for consumers. It’s good for the environm...
26th Nov 2018
I’m going to pose the industry a question, not sure of the answer I’ll get and I’m doing so at the risk of causing some...
19th Nov 2018
I attended a very interesting lecture last week entitled “Beyond nationalisation and privatisation to the democratic public enterpr...
12th Nov 2018
Not that long ago, gas was going to be phased out and the energy trilemma was giving Ministers a headache. Once again last week, we saw h...
5th Nov 2018
I’m going to let you into a secret, I watched the Budget live. But that’s not the secret. As soon as the Chancellor sits down...
29th Oct 2018
I caught up with a senior industry figure this week, and while putting the world right, we found agreement on our desire to see global so...
22nd Oct 2018
Ministers are currently considering the responses to the consultation to end house coal sales. Coal is carbon intensive and contributes t...
15th Oct 2018
You may recall that a couple of weeks ago I took offence to the heat policy paper produced by Friends of the Earth (we also had a bit of...
8th Oct 2018
Government advisors do just that, give advice. They don’t make the law; they aren’t always right (however well-meaning they a...
1st Oct 2018
There’s at least one reader of this blog who refers in jest (I hope) to it as my “rant”. I usually try not to go off on...
24th Sep 2018
I’ve been catching up with some research outcomes from UKERC recently and a study into the winter peak demand (2017/18) caught my e...
17th Sep 2018
The legend surrounding Bill Clinton’s Presidential victory in 1992 centred round the famed war-room, with the bold statement posted...
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