Saturday, April 10, 2021

World Habitat Day 2020

Today marks the World Habitat Day, created by the United Nations. First celebrated in 1986, each annual observance has seen a new theme focused on...

Measuring energy performance in new homes – is the argument settled?

A long-running debate between different groups of green house-building experts seems to be reaching a creative conclusion, Stuart Fairlie, Technical and Operations Director at...

The future of powerline inspection is automated, integrated and data-rich, Sharper Shape boss writes...

Petri Rauhakallio, VP Customer Operations of Sharper Shape, writes to ICON about the past, present and future of powerline inspection.     Tedious. If you ask electric...

Will Time of Use call Time on Triads?

Triads are a bizarre method of calculating how much to charge a customer. In essence, the word “triad”, when uttered in an electrical context, refers...

Build, build, build is not enough to facilitate a net-zero-driven COVID-19 economic recovery’, says...

Michael Phelan, Chief Executive and Co-founder at GridBeyond, shares his views on the Uk's Green Economic Recovery Plans & National Grid Forecasts.   The Government recently...

Customers hold the power in tomorrow’s energy battle, says Delta-EE analyst

David Trevithick, Principal Analyst at Delta-EE, tells ICON about his views on the changing role of the consumer in the energy market.   Here’s something ironic:...

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

Today is the second-ever United Nation's International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, and Inspired Energy's Public Services' Procurement Apprentice, Harry Fisher,...

There is a ‘very real gap in public understanding’ on powering net zero transition,...

There is a gap in public understanding on how we get the energy to enable decarbonisation on the way to Net Zero, Chief Executive...

Growing old ungracefully? Nigel Cornwall introduces his series on the 30-year-old GB electricity market

THE GB Electricity Market celebrated its 30th birthday earlier this month and ICON marked the occasion with a feature that shared a brief timeline...

Rebecca Gaskill talks Carbon Emissions Tax

THE ANNOUNCEMENT of the Carbon Emissions Tax consultation is important news for the over 1,000 UK participants in the EU ETS. The consultation seeks responses...