Harry Potter we can’t promise; some light on the other hand, well that’s a marginally easier proposition. The problem with energy is that over simplification is highly tempting; in fact the media has been doing it for years. All good stories need Voldemort villains, Harry Potter heroes and a magical context such as Hogwarts. Unfortunately for us in the real world of energy the truth sometimes gets trampled, massaged or mislaid because it is a difficult truth to grasp; and anyway they say never let the truth get in the way of a good story!
This section is designed to hopefully help you think more critically about the energy industry, your bills and where we could go from here. Power devolves from enlightenment and so a proper illustration of the facts would seem to be a good place for a geek to start. This is by no means an exhaustive selection of subjects, but if you want to begin to unravel the dirty blanket covering the energy markets you could do worse than to start here.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is a government office tasked with the dual responsibilities of ensuring the continuity and affordability of the UK’s gas and electricity supplies, as well as promoting international action to mitigate climate change. In fact they have 7 key responsibilities: To maintain security of supply for gas, power, […]
There is a pretty good chance that within seconds of the commencement of any interview or official statement or pronouncement that the wholesale energy market will be referred to and either blamed or pointed to as illustrative of the rip-off nature of energy supply tariffs. The underlying relationship between the wholesale energy market and the […]