Bemused observations on energy policy debate
11th November 2013 | Gearóid Lane: Chief Executive Officer, AgilityEco
This week I am pleased to introduce a guest article written by Gearóid Lane, whose expertise on the subject of energy I can personally attest to. Formerly a member of the British Gas Executive Committee and member of the government’s Renewables Advisory Board, he is now Chief Executive Officer of AgilityEco, a company that harnesses the knowledge of its founders in the provision of services surrounding energy efficiency and facilitates eco projects that tackle systemic issues such as fuel poverty - Peter Rolton
Posts from 2013
Nuclear Physics... Almost
20th September 2013 | Peter Rolton
‘Every action has an equal and opposite reaction’, that’s basic physics. Apply it to the global energy situation and it’s easy to see that something’s got to give: consumption is not so much creeping up as it is hurtling skyward, and natural sources of energy are dwindling with remarkable speed.
UK Automotive Industry is Constructing a Comeback
23rd August 2013 | Peter Rolton
What do a Range Rover Sport, a double-decker bus, and a Jaguar F Type all have in common? The answer is surprisingly straightforward.
Generate your own Energy
9th August 2013 | Marc Sobbohi
Cutting your energy costs in half. Having your own power station. Buying energy at wholesale prices. Coming off the grid. All of this sounds fanciful, but that’s the future of manufacturing, according to energy expert Peter Rolton.
UK Misses its Renewable Energy Target for 2011/12
1st August 2013 | Annie Reece
The UK has missed its 2011/12 target of producing four per cent of energy from renewable sources, and has seen a sharp rise in the use of coal for energy, statistics released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown.
Is 'realism' the new name for the green agenda?
26th July 2013 | Peter Rolton
It’s nothing new; we all know that a debate needs at least two opposing sides and that the world would be a dull place if everyone always agreed.
UK manufacturing industry needs EMR, but has the Government even noticed?
12th July 2013 | Peter Rolton
Recent mention of UK electricity market reform (EMR) may make it sound fairly innocuous, but beware: within it lurks the potential to make or break the nation’s future energy fortunes.