The Economics of Clean Energy
24th September 2015 | Peter Rolton: Chairman, Rolton Group
Winding the clock back to the start of parliament in 2010, I’m sure we all remember David Cameron promising to deliver ‘the greenest government ever’, with rhetoric about taking the necessary hard decisions to ensure we are equipped for a prosperous and low-carbon future.
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.
Shale gas: the latest bandaid for UK energy supply
5th July 2013 | Tom Warwick
When preliminary tests for shale gas potential in the UK began in 2010, the results were fairly modest.