Tory MP wants competitive utility markets

adminBusiness Electricity, Business Gas, Business Telecoms, Utilities Market Regulation

A senior Conservative MP has this week launched a major policy intervention, suggesting radical changes to the utilities regulators. The document was released on Monday, suggesting that draconian utility regulators like Ofgem and Ofcom should have their responsibilities for the competitive sections of the market taken away. This should be replaced with a more reactive style of regulation, by the … Read More

BT in Smart Meter Plan

mattBusiness Electricity, Business Gas, Business Telecoms

British Telecom launches a bid to be included in the Smart Meter roll-out The UK Government have set a target of rolling out smart meters – energy meters which will enable suppliers to take meter readings via a wireless network – to every home in the UK by 2020. This is a plan that is estimated to cost over £7 … Read More