9th Dec 2019
One of the drawbacks to an all-electric energy scenario is the need to match supply with demand. Now that is simpler when you can turn on...
2nd Dec 2019
The political manifestos have been published and of the four English-based parties, all mention hydrogen positively. So the future is all...
25th Nov 2019
Follow the money is a phrase used in many a crime investigation. It applies to other walks of life too. Here’s an example from a fe...
18th Nov 2019
I’m told there’s an election on, so it might not be advisable to stray into “politics” but I’m going to do...
11th Nov 2019
This week Bristol City Council voted to ban diesel cars from driving in some parts of their city. Not just old, dirty diesels but all die...
4th Nov 2019
As you know, EUA is a small not-for-profit organisation and we pride ourselves in running a tight ship but also trying to punch above our...
28th Oct 2019
For those at the Carbon Connect launch the other week, you would have spotted me wearing a suntan. Yes, I’ve been away on holiday....
21st Oct 2019
EUA was delighted to support Carbon Connect, alongside others in the industry, to produce the third and final report in their “Futu...
14th Oct 2019
However misguided you may think the recent climate change protests are by targeting the government that has led the world on legislating...
7th Oct 2019
A recent YouGov study of 30,000 people across 28 countries uncovered some interesting differences in attitude towards climate change. I&r...
30th Sep 2019
The BEIS consultation on the Fuel Poverty Strategy for England has now ended. Like many other bodies, EUA submitted our response (if you...
23rd Sep 2019
At long last, the Government has made the decision to push back the deadline for the smart meter rollout by four years, until 2024. Somet...
16th Sep 2019
I’m a great fan of the TV series “Father Ted” and one of the memorable sketches is where Father Ted has to explain to h...
9th Sep 2019
NetZero changed everything. That’s not an exaggeration, nor an overly dramatic statement. The pace within Whitehall changed; large...
3rd Sep 2019
You take a couple of days leave over the Bank Holiday and you come back to a few hundred emails in your in-box and a Parliamentary coup....
19th Aug 2019
If we put the news about Brexit to one side, energy security matters have been bubbling under the surface for a few weeks now, culminatin...
12th Aug 2019
You all know me well enough to recognise I rarely stray into areas of controversy, or challenge critics in a robust manner – that&r...
5th Aug 2019
The previous PM, Theresa May, left one legacy that is having an impact (I’m sure there will be others but I just don’t know w...
29th Jul 2019
A few years ago carbon off-setting was seen as a soft option compared to “proper” decarbonisation. No doubt some schemes did...
23rd Jul 2019
At the end of June I wrote in this blog about my fear that local political figures would engage in one-upmanship; trying to be the greene...
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