March 29th, 2018

Networking opportunity: cutting carbon emissions with heat networks

by Molly Hickman   Through the Climate Change Act, the UK is committed to reducing its carbon emissions by at least 80% of 1990 levels by 2050. Central to meeting this important goal is the decarbonisation of heat: according to government data, in 2009 heating-related emissions accounted for 38% of the UK’s carbon footprint. Decarbonising […]


May 19th, 2017

Improving consumer engagement with the energy market

by Molly Hickman   The Conservative manifesto for the 2017 general election includes an energy price cap for the single variable tariff. While the aim is to “protect energy customers from unacceptable rises” there are worries that such a policy would lead to reduced competition and pricing issues in the long run. The rationale for […]