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A guide to green business energy

Green energy is the umbrella term that covers sustainable energy, renewable energy and low carbon energy.  Renewable energy sources are all sustainable, but they aren’t all low carbon. Here’s our guide to the jargon, so…
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21 May 2019

Energy News

Future proofing the gas network

The existing gas pipework in the UK was first used around 200 years ago, to pipe town gas to businesses. Homes were first connected to gas in the 1840s, which meant that residents could replace…
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14 May 2019

What is the smart grid?

The grid is the electricity network that connects energy producers with energy suppliers. It’s what we literally plug into to power everything from mobile phones to electric vehicles. The grid works well to deliver power…
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09 May 2019

Local energy trading

At the moment, energy mostly travels one way. It’s generated, bought and paid for, moved to the customer and used. Energy suppliers, amongst other third parties, sit in the middle between the generator and the…
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07 May 2019