Editor’s blog

Lessons in regulation from ASA

This week The Advertising Standards Authority took a good look at claims that smart meters have environmental benefits. In response to complaints, it considered whether Smart Energy GB could stand up claims thata smart meter “helps build a smart grid…

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…