Not a watchdog

Calling your company ‘Energy Watchdog’ does not make you a consumer champion, the Advertising Standards Authority has told a company of that name, upholding a complaint about its advertising. It said that consumers visiting the company’s website, which describes renewable energy…

Kent council plans solar PV investment

Ashford Borough Council in Kent wants to build and run its own solar farm. Following advice from the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) the proposal is for a 9MWp project on a  50 acre site   purchased by the council in…

FTI Consulting appointed administrator for Utilitywise

FTI Consulting has been appointed administrator for Utilitywise. The company, which provided energy and utility brokerage services to micro-market and SME businesses customers, was unable to raise sufficient funding to cover trading losses and implement a turnaround strategy. The group was put up…