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Dealing with an unwanted guest

There is a lot about Jeremy Corbyn’s appointment as Labour leader that is similar to rediscovering your first boyfriend/girlfriend. You know the one you thought about very weak reasons to dump such as ‘I...

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Energy and Corbynomics

Many column inches have been used up discussing what Jeremy Corbyn stands for, and whether he would be a disaster for the Labour Party. With respect to energy, what seems to have caught the...

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Is it time to bite the bullet?

Dominic Maclaine Sometimes the thing that distracts you the most is something inconsequential like a buzzing fly or in the case of energy, smart metering. The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) assertion that smart...

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Last Past the Post: UK nuclear, whatever the evidence

Bridget Woodman The World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR) has become an annual fixture. It’s an invaluable resource for people to get a global and reliable insight into what’s happening in the nuclear industry....

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Auctions – The myth of market forces

Oscar Fitch-Roy The renewable-energy industry’s attitude towards auctions has gradually shifted from outright resistance to grudging acceptance.But love them or loathe them, renewable-energy auctions are here to stay. Auction-based systems, also known as tenders,...

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Are they that easily bamboozled?

Dominic Maclaine Sometimes it seems better just not to mention it. If you ignore it and concentrate on the colour that the walls are painted and ask for advice on that some people will...

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Social capital: a key ingredient of energy system transformation

Iain Soutar   In the month since the Tories won the right to form a majority government, there is still speculation around what the impact to energy policy will be. Taking the helm at...

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Will the SNP be a new thorn in Cameron’s side?

Dominic Maclaine Although he played not particularly frightening Draculas in a number of films, one of his scariest roles was in ‘the Wicker Man’ where he played the head of a Scottish cult who...

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