Tag Archives: Energy costs

One thing we have learnt this week – energy storage solutions

Nissan has this week announced that it has partnered with an American company to manufacture and market energy storage solutions.  These are lithium ion batteries made at its UK plant.  It will also use if the customer wants it second … Continue reading

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Pacific renewables

Like the history of the first and second world wars in the Pacific, Pacific renewables and their energy story is somewhat obscure.  However, the problems faced by these Islands due to climate change and the attempts they are making is … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – OFGEM and energy prices

With a big fanfare OFGEM announced its support for the Competition and Market Authorities changes to reduce energy prices.  The stand out headline was that the poorest were going to be protected.  This sounded great until you listened a bit … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – domestic energy prices

Over the last year or so as everyone knows oil and gas prices have fallen dramatically, why not domestic energy prices?  This is the question raised this week on the news.  This is particularly true of the “big six”.  But … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – Fuel poverty

Is fuel poverty why one elderly person is dying every 7 minutes in the UK?  The latest figures for England and Wales suggest 120,000 people have died of cold weather over the last 4 winters.  Taking the average deaths in … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- Saudi oil

The New York times has discovered something very interesting this week about Saudi oil and global energy prices.  One of the big mysteries about the current low oil price is why the Saudis keep pumping the stuff.  After all they … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – energy costs

What goes up comes down more slowly, at least it does when its related to energy costs.  As the oil price has plunged a variety of different sectors have how can I put it, been slow to pass on the … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – good time for renewables

With the collapse in the oil price ongoing is this a good time for renewables?  On the face of it it would seem not.  However Lord Stern has been speaking at the annual richfest at Davos trying to persuade people … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – falling oil prices

Who would believe it but falling oil prices are as a big a crisis as high oil prices!  In 2008 the UK government hosted an international crisis meeting in London on the oil price (then at an all time high).  … Continue reading

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