Pulse Win Energy Buyer of the Year 2015

It was refreshing to see a new entrant – and a modest-sized one at that – take centre stage at the 2015 Energy Awards writes Daniela Latini. In a category that included Npower and Utilitywise, Pulse Business Energy won the...

Energy Prices – To Freeze or Not To Freeze

During Labours Annual Party Conference in Brighton, the Labour Leader Ed Milliband announced that if Labour were to win the 2015 elections, he would freeze energy prices for 20 months to the end of 2017. He would also abolish the...

So what are FITs and RO?

Renewables Obligation (RO) is the main policy in place introduced by the government to support renewable electricity projects in the UK. It is designed to encourage licensed electricity suppliers to source a fraction of their electricity from a renewable source....

Unidentified gas charges explained!

In some cases when gas enters the national supply, it is not correctly attributed to the right consumer; this instance is commonly referred to as ‘Unidentified Gas’. Unidentified Gas is also known as Unallocated Gas within the gas industry may...

Why should businesses use an energy broker?

Whether you are a Small/Medium size business or FTSE 100 company, a respectable and independent energy broker can prove to be valuable to your business. The growth in the energy market and complex regulations, have made it very complicated for...

RWE warns on UK energy policy

The German energy giant RWE, which owns the energy supplier npower has warned the government that it will significantly scale back its investment in Britain unless they provide desperately needed certainty over the energy policy. Paul Massara, npower chief executive...

Ofgem to reform the energy market

Ofgem has introduced reforms to make the energy market clearer and fairer for small businesses, the industry regulator is asking the Government for additional powers to take action against brokers misleading businesses about cheap energy deals. At the moment Ofgem...

Energy reform doubts are holding back investors

The energy giants SSE have put pressure on the Government over its progress on energy reform, Ian Marchant, SSE’s outgoing chief executive said that 2012 had seen “continuing economic uncertainty and challenging energy market conditions” Read more...

Citi to begin offering UK natural gas contracts in euros

Citi is launching a new product quoting UK natural gas contracts denominated in euros rather than British pounds. The product, aimed at European counter-parties active in the UK and continental gas and power markets, is designed to reduce the cost and administrative...

Early January 2013: Gas and Electricity market update

Electricity Despite the instability in the global energy markets, Power prices in the long term have remained surprisingly stable. However in recent months the unseasonably mild weather has reduced demand across Western Europe which has resulted in fallen power prices....