May 2016

20 May Just how do we use our Electricity?

Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute has launched a five-year programme to investigate ways of relieving peak demands on the UK’s electricity grid and possibly make energy prices cheaper too. Peak demand is posing an increasing challenge to the UK’s electricity system. A government commission set up...

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12 May Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can be defined as using less energy to provide the same service. When you replace a single glazed window in your house with a double glazed one, the new window prevents heat from escaping in the winter, so you save energy by using your...

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06 May Securing the UK’s electricity supply

The Government is taking action to ensure the UK’s long-term energy security as it builds a system of energy infrastructure fit for the 21st century. Following a consultation launched in March, a package of reforms to the Capacity Market has been confirmed. The Capacity Market is...

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