Millennial trends are always a talking point, and according to Morgan and Stanley 86% of millennial investors said they were interested in sustainable investing. This comes with an increase in millennials saying their investments can influence climate change and could...
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Distributed energy solutions could achieve almost £1 billion worth of energy savings each year. That’s the verdict from Centrica, which suggests wider adoption of these technologies could also deliver an £18.5 billion boost to the country’s overall economic growth. The energy...
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According to new research, the amount of electricity used by the Bitcoin mining industry is enough to power approximately 6.4 million homes in the UK. It is suggested that the Bitcoin industry is using 0.13% of global power usage ever...
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  Is change required on the current energy supply market arrangements? That’s the question currently on Ofgem’s lips who believes the supplier hub model has stifled competition in the retail market. Ofgem’s proposal means that the role of conventional suppliers,...
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London could soon be saving a latte of carbon emmissions thanks to Shell who have started a collaboration with bio-bean to power a number of London buses with biofuel made from waste coffee grounds. Bio-bean already has its B20 coffee...
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The North Sea oil and gas industry will receive tax breaks from November 2018 in a bid to spur investment. Chancellor Philip Hammond said a transferable tax history (TTH) for oil and gas companies will be introduced in the ‘Finance Bill 2018/19’...
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Over the Christmas period Ofwat has been consulting on changes to the geographies served and services provided by Severn Trent and Dee Valley. The proposals would see Dee Valley take on the provision of sewerage services and serve all Severn...
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  The Government has now confirmed that by late 2025 it will effectively outlaw coal-fired power generation, forecasting by this time for coal-fired power capacity to fall to 1.5 GW. This would be enforced through an emission limit of up...
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In yet another instance where Black Mirror has predicted the future, Toyota has announced it’s partnership with businesses including Pizza Hut, Amazon and Uber to collaberate on a new driverless vehicle. The companies are developing the electric vehicle (EV) to...
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It’s only 3 days until Christmas and the last day of the year for the ECM offices! We’re off out for our Christmas party now and the offices will reopen on the 3rd January 2018, when we’ll be ready and...
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