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All business meters must be upgraded by 2020

21st March 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Businesses must upgrade their gas and electricity meters to either an automated (AMR) or smart meter by 2020 as part of the Smart Meter Rollout programme. The upgrade will allow business owners to be more in control of their energy usage, helping the UK work towards a smarter, more efficient and environmentally-friendly energy network.


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National Grid publishes Future of Gas report

14th March 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The UK grid operator has asked for ‘national policy clarity’ in order to support the industry and promote clean growth. The Future of Gas report highlights how gas could be used to provide low carbon heat, transport and industry if clear policies are outlined. It asks for the government to provide direction so gas can “play a crucial role for many decades to come” by decarbonising infrastructure so it can adhere to the nation’s environmental targets.


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UK unable to meet gas demand today

1st March 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The National Grid has issued a warning that the UK could be unable to meet demand today if extra supply is not forthcoming.


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Non-energy costs expected to rise

1st March 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Experts at EDF predict that non-energy costs are expected to rise by almost 20% in 2018-19, with Contracts for Difference, Renewable Obligation and Capacity Market supplier charges showing the most significant changes.


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IEA warns oil output could exceed demand

14th February 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The International Energy Agency expects US oil production to increase further which could see supply levels outgrow demand.