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June 11, 2018

Since April 2017, electricity suppliers have been legally obliged to categorise and bill customers who had been originally classified as “Profile Class 5 to 8 as half hourly (HH).  Although in most cases this has not required a change of meter, such clients have been f...

June 11, 2018

The cost of a kWh paid for by a reasonably sized commercial end-user, typically classified as a half hourly metered site, is made up of the wholesale cost of electricity plus non-energy costs, which covers such elements as use of the wires to get power from the generat...

January 11, 2017

Earlier this week a government-commissioned review led by Charles Hendry, former Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, backed plans to develop tidal energy facilities, most notably a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay.

The tidal power of the River Severn and it's "W...

January 6, 2017

 Following successive increases last year, petrol and diesel prices have hit 18-month highs following an announcement by OPEC (the guys that try to regulate the petroleum based markets) that production would be cut. Brent Crude Oil prices (basically, the ones that matt...

January 4, 2017

 2016 saw significant changes in the energy markets. A great deal of this was due to sociopolitical factors (Brexit, US Presidential Election, Syria conflict, IS attacks - unfortunately we could go on). However, another major factor was a shift from traditional methods...

January 3, 2017

From April 2017, many businesses in England and Wales will be able to choose their water company. Until now, the company you use has been based on your geographical area, but soon the choice will be yours. 

You will be able to choose who manages your fresh and waste wat...

January 2, 2017

According to Elexon:

"Since 6 April 2014, all Meters within Profile Classes (PCs) 5-8 must be an ‘advanced’ Meter capable of being read remotely and recording Half Hourly (HH) consumption. However, there is no mandate to settle these HH capable Meters on a HH basis.

P272...

January 1, 2017

Following a tumultuous year for the energy markets, 2017 is shaping up to be more stable in terms of pricing, but with the introduction of open water markets for businesses in April and all "Maximum Demand" electricity meters becoming "Half-hourly" as per the P272 Ofge...

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