Making biomass investment affordable

In light of the Government’s announcement to reduce the support offered for biomass projects at the end of 2015, Richard Baker at Siemens Financial Services explains how equipment suppliers can keep momentum going and remain competitive in an increasingly saturated market.

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Shifting motivations: 2016 and the rise of the consumption driven solar consumer

With 2016 set to be a challenging year for the UK solar industry, Simon Baggaley looks at how companies can survive what he calls an “exciting period for our industry despite rough waters in the policy space”.

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Smart grid technology innovation is gathering momentum

Patent filings research carried out by UK-based intellectual property firm, Withers & Rogers, has revealed that innovation activity in the area of energy storage – and smart grid technology in particular – is gathering momentum. This is partly due to the UK government’s …

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Comment: Teaching elephants to dance: Collaborating to create a sustainable future

Today’s traditional energy business models will die in tomorrow’s world – collaboration between big business and inventive entrepreneurs is instead the key to a successful energy transition, writes Elena Bou.

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