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  • SEAT’s first EV to hit the roads

    SEAT has unveiled its first fully-electric vehicle (EV) offering. The Mii Electric will replace the petrol-engined version of the car, which the Spanish automobile manufacturer has announced it plans to stop producing in July. The Mii will feature an 82-horsepower electric motor, allowing it to accelerate to 31 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds and […]

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  • SSEN splashes £4.5m to protect island community’s power from floods

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is investing £4.5 million to protect the village of Osney Island in Oxford from having floods damage its power supply. The money will be used to elevate the area’s substation above the high-water level – the vital piece of infrastructure currently supplies power to more than 10,000 customers in […]

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  • TESS 2019: How smart metering can make data collection simple

    Are smart meters key to making data collection simple? Paul Farrell from IMServ will be exploring the issue at The Energy Solutions Show (TESS) on 5th June at the Millennium Point in Birmingham. He says energy brokers want to continue to provide added value services to their customers through quality energy analysis and notes with […]

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  • The world’s biggest businesses ‘face trillion dollars in climate risk’

    The world’s 215 biggest companies face $1 trillion (£790tn) in climate change risks. That’s according to a new report from CDP, which suggests many of these impacts are likely to hit within the next five years. The organisation, which runs the global disclosure system for environmental information, suggests extreme weather patterns, rising global temperatures and […]

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  • Wendel Hortop

    Wendel, Commercial Analyst at Open Energi, specialises in the building of business cases for flexible assets within the changing UK energy system. He has pushed the development of increasingly complex revenue modelling and encouraged battery developers to take the possibilities of energy trading into account when building investment cases, especially with changes to Triads on […]

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  • TESS 2019: What’s the future of third party costs?

    What’s the future of third party costs (TPCs)? TPCs make up the largest proportion of the average UK electricity bill, which is a shock to many businesses. What’s more, the costs are constantly changing and in increasingly complex ways. Lewis Scott, Forecasting and Analysis Manager at Haven Power will offer some answers at The Energy […]

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  • Got an innovative idea to protect the power grid from climate impacts?

    Iberdrola has launched a new start-up challenge that aims to support innovative ideas which can help protect the electricity grid from climate impacts. It is calling on innovators and the start-up community in the UK to bring forward ideas that can help counter the impact of climate change and severe weather events on the grid. […]

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  • Households ‘could be hit with a 41% bill increase this month’

    Households could be hit with a 41% bill increase this month as 61 fixed deals across 13 suppliers come to an end. That’s according to new data from switching service uSwitch, which suggests the expiring deals will add £42 million to the energy bills of approximately 193,000 households as they are automatically be rolled onto […]

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  • Latest Jobs – Energy Trader – RedZone Recruitment

    We want to hear from people looking for a career-defining move, who have the ability to manage a portfolio of flexibly traded clients and at the same time play an integral role in the acquisition of new business. If you are highly motivated, ambitious and want to work for a company that cares about staff […]

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  • Labour Party launches UK tour to develop green jobs

    The Labour Party’s Shadow Business Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey has today launched a tour to help develop green jobs across the UK. The move aims to enable communities across the country to contribute to the party’s plans for a Green Industrial Revolution – it will take place alongside an online consultation to hear about the risks […]

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