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Alternative energy generation for building owners

 
2nd February 2018    |     Chris Evans: Deputy Managing Director

With energy demands for many businesses rising, Deputy Managing Director Chris Evans was recently featured in Energy World in an article exploring the energy challenges currently facing organisations. Within, he makes the case for building owners and operators to take control of the situation and encourages the consideration of decentralised energy sources.

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Alternative energy generation for building owners

Rolton Group

 
2nd February 2018    |     Chris Evans

With energy demands for many businesses rising, Deputy Managing Director Chris Evans was recently featured in Energy World in an article exploring the energy challenges currently facing organisations. Within, he makes the case for building owners and operators to take control of the situation and encourages the consideration of decentralised energy sources.

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Will the Christmas lights go out next winter?

GMW blog - Will the lights go out next Christmas?

 
13th April 2017    |     Graham Waring

With the continuing debate on the capacity of the existing grid and the reducing supply margin, forward-thinking major energy users are securing the future of their energy supply by planning ahead and taking steps to be less dependent on our aging National Grid. By adopting a flexible approach they are experiencing operational, commercial and carbon benefits. Will the Christmas lights go out next winter, or will you take control of your own power supply?

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Attenborough's Apollo mission

Attenborough's Apollo mission

 
12th October 2015    |     Peter Rolton

When John F. Kennedy spoke about his ambition to land on the moon back in 1962, he did so in the strongest terms.

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The End of the Oil Age?

Rolton Group

 
4th September 2015    |     Peter Rolton

I have written before about the fact that even though 30 percent of known oil reserves will have to stay in the ground if we are to curb climate change to within acceptable limits, eye-watering sums of money are still being spent on exploration for new reserves.

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Zero Carbon Housing Kicked to the Curb

Rolton Group

 
17th July 2015    |     Chris Evans

Last week, the Government released a paper entitled ‘Fixing the Foundations: Creating a More Prosperous Nation’ in which the zero carbon buildings policy, first announced by Labour in 2006, was unceremoniously scrapped.

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Resource Responsibility and the Global Carbon Crisis

Rolton Group

 
5th March 2015    |     Peter Rolton

Although it doesn’t feel so long ago, it has been almost two years since I wrote about the mounting risk of investing in fossil fuels; in short, great portions of the reserves we are currently spending billions per year to discover and explore will have to remain unburnt if we are to avoid more than 2°C of global temperature rise, leaving eye-wateringly valuable assets stranded under the ground and potentially creating a global financial crash far more serious than the one from which we are just starting to emerge.

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