July 12, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…