Malcolm Wicks R.I.P.

September 30th, 2012

Was shocked and saddened to hear this morning of Malcolm Wick’s passing away. As Energy Minister, I had met him a few times and he was unfailingly courteous, genial and easy-going even with people like me who didn’t really see eye to eye with him. He also took the trouble to master a lot of technical detail for what must be one of the most difficult jobs in government- Energy Minister.

Good piece by Dieter Helm if y…

September 28th, 2012

Good piece by Dieter Helm if you haven’t read it – The great gas debate – Power Engineering:

@ShaleGasExpert @FT Just read …

September 28th, 2012

@ShaleGasExpert @FT Just read it now – 5 trillion cubic metres of shale gas in France or a 100 years supply !

Excellent graphic of world gas…

September 28th, 2012

Excellent graphic of world gas prices – Shale Fracking Makes U.S. Natural Gas Superpower. Now What? via @BloombergNews

Powerpoints from our July 3rd 2012 Seminar on Electricity Interconnectors

July 6th, 2012

A very special thanks to all our speakers for a fantastically informative event about electricity interconnectors. And an extra special thanks to Magnus Bjarnason,  Martin Crouch, Sam Peacock and Stuart Murray who have most generously offered to share their slides with xenical pills. The slides are downloadable from the links below;

Martin Crouch – OFGEM

Magnus Bjarnason – Landsvirkjun Energy Company

Sam Peacock from SSE re: NorthConnect

Stuart Murray – Pöyry



Really looking forward to our …

June 26th, 2012

Really looking forward to our event on electricity interconnectors on Tuesday 3rd July


June 18th, 2012


National Grid Welcomes PM’s Su…

June 18th, 2012

National Grid Welcomes PM’s Support For A New Interconnector : UK Construction News:

Spain gets €175m loan for EU…

June 18th, 2012

Spain gets €175m loan for EU interconnector

4 excellent speakers for our e…

June 18th, 2012

4 excellent speakers for our event on electricity interconnectors now on 3rd July