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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.

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Generate your own Energy

Rolton Group

 
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.

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UK Misses its Renewable Energy Target for 2011/12

Rolton Group

 
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.

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Is 'realism' the new name for the green agenda?

Rolton Group

 
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.

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UK manufacturing industry needs EMR, but has the Government even noticed?

Rolton Group

 
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.

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Shale gas: the latest bandaid for UK energy supply

Rolton Group

 
5th July 2013    |     Tom Warwick

When preliminary tests for shale gas potential in the UK began in 2010, the results were fairly modest.

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Green Deal - The saga continues...

Rolton Group

 
28th June 2013    |     Peter Rolton

Here we are, five months into the Government’s much-lauded Green Deal, and yesterday the DECC revealed its first monthly progress report on the scheme.

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