Innovative Energy Consultancy Ltd
Innovative Energy Consultancy Ltd

Month: July 2015

Electricity demand reduction pilot announced

The Government announced in June that it was to open the second phase of its Electricity Demand Reduction pilot.  This £6m scheme is intended to assess whether projects that deliver lasting electricity savings at peak times of consumption could, in the future, compete with generation, demand-side response and storage...

Supply security takes centre stage

The system operator National Grid has taken steps towards ensuring the security of the GB’s electricity supplies for the coming winter.  The company announced on 3 June that it had secured an additional 2.56GW of electricity reserve for winter 2015-16, in order to help ‘keep the lights on’ in...

Gas and power reach new lows

Annual power and gas contracts were down in June.  The annual October ’15 gas contract initially rose, reaching a high of 47.0p/th before falling to an average of 46.0p/th, 1.5% lower than in May.  The initial rise was due to worries over the imposed Groningen production cap, limiting the...

ESOS assessments underway

We have now begun the process of ensuring our larger clients comply with the government’s new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). ESOS applies to businesses with more than 250 employees or a turnover in excess of €50m. Compliance involves assessing energy use and energy efficiency at least once every...