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July 12, 2013
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Anaerobic Digestion

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is the natural biological breakdown of organic waste material “feedstock” which is converted into energy, known as…
July 5, 2013
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Investing in Solar

Solar panels are a great way to use sustainable, natural resources to create energy. They can be used to collect…
June 28, 2013
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Going Green but Going Dark

Over the last week we have seen many reports regarding “Blackout Britain,” the concern that the UK will face blackouts…
June 21, 2013
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How Does the Price of Carbon Affect the Price of Power?

The higher the price of carbon, the more a coal or gas fired station must pay when increasing its output.…
June 14, 2013
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Centrica Invests into UK Shale Gas

Last Thursday the parent company of British Gas, Centrica paid £40million for a 25% stake in the British owned Shale…
June 7, 2013
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The 163rd OPEC Meeting Concludes

The Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 31st of May 2013,…
May 31, 2013
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What Makes up a Power Purchase Agreement

There are several components to a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that are additional to the price of Power. Small scale…
May 24, 2013
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Composition of Your Gas Price

Last week, we reviewed the possibility of price fixing and the negative price impact on consumers. The above chart illustrates…
May 17, 2013
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Could Oil Price Fixing Have Driven Petrol Prices Up?

In theory, the price of petrol should be tied closely to the price of unprocessed crude oil. A rise in…