Energy switching. We are told it is a shrewd financial move that could save up to £300 on the average annual bill. But then there’s the hassle factor — can we actually be bothered to do it? I got around to it last autumn when I rolled off a fixed-price deal with Scottish Power and wanted to insulate myself against the expense of ending up on a pricey “standard rate” tariff. Yet I wish I had not bothered. The money I saved on bills has far from compensated me for the stress of a switching process gone badly wrong.
FT 8th March 2018 read more »
Addressing a crowd of energy executives in Texas yesterday, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden said he believes climate change is the “biggest” question facing the global oil and gas industry, admitting the oil giant will need to shift its business strategy to survive. Speaking at an energy conference in Houston, Van Beurden said the drive towards a lower carbon future was “inseparable” from the financial success of the company, emphasising the scale of change needed to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement presented an “opportunity” for the company.
Business Green 8th March 2018 read more »