Editor’s blog

ATOL v SOLR

Watching the huge effort being put in to manage the thousands of Thomas Cook travellers affected by the company failure, it is probably a good time to compare ATOL, the Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing scheme, and energy companies’ supplier of last…

Did anyone tell National Grid Gas?

In its strategy document ‘Towards 2030′ National Grid sets out ambitious, and very welcome, plans to take on the challenge of transforming the UK’s energy system. It says, “As the System Operator for Great Britain, we are privileged to sit…

The game changer

Volkswagen has decided to enter the electricity supply market, initially to charge electric vehicles – supplying both the ‘fuel’ and the infrastructure – but soon as an electricity supplier in its own right. This could be the game-changer the electricity…