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The future of renewable technology

Renewable technology is continually evolving to meet the ever-growing demand to achieve net zero. Let’s take a look at some of the potential renewable technologies that will innovate the way businesses generate energy.

Power cables under the ocean.

Subsea cables: energy solution or marine threat?

It may be a surprise to learn that a large proportion of the world’s power is connected by an intricate series of underwater cables, which span hundreds of thousands of miles and are found across almost all of the world’s largest oceans..

REGOs: How green is your energy supplier?

As the UK target to reach net zero looms ever closer, many companies will turn to renewable energy as the simplest step to reducing their carbon footprint. This involves choosing a renewable energy electricity supply, backed by Renewable Energy Guarantee of Origin (REGO) certificates.

Strategic merger with Energy Connection Services

On 3rd April 2023, Control Energy Costs merged with utilities connection specialists Energy Connection Services (ECS). Going forward, the business will trade under the Control Energy Costs brand.

Every drop matters

World Water Day 2023 took place on 22nd March. It’s an important day to focus on this critical resource and accelerate change towards the sanitation crisis, which is as a result of the 2.2 billion people worldwide who are still living without access to safe water and lack basic sanitation.

What is an out of area Distribution Network Operator?

Generally speaking, your Distribution Network Operator (DNO), will be determined by where in the country you are located.

Why ESG is especially important in a recession

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, which enables organisations to monitor the impact of a business based on these three factors. Since the pandemic and the war against Ukraine threatened the economic stability of the UK, fears of a recession have grown.

Has the energy crisis been decades in the making?

With high energy bills continuing to disrupt the UK, some may wonder how we have got to this point. Industry experts have suggested that the crisis was the inevitable result of decades of bad political decisions.