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06.12.2018

Self-gen: Our Top 10

With more changes to Feed in Tariffs on the way, some businesses are questioning whether self-generation can still deliver worthwhile benefits. This uncertainty is ...

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05.12.2018

Volunteering variety adds value

To mark International Volunteer Day, we’re talking about Haven Power’s community engagement programme. While we have a history of charitable giving and fundraising, we ...

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04.12.2018

Warwickshire CCC agrees Haven Power partnership

Warwickshire CCC agrees Haven Power partnership to help realise sustainability goals Warwickshire County Cricket Club has struck a deal with Haven Power, bringing the ...

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04.12.2018

Wind generation fluctuates as UK power curve strengthens

The Haven Power market report is your weekly update on the UK energy market. Here’s a summary of the last 7 days, starting 26th ...

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29.11.2018

Eccentric Energy: Animal Power

This month, the new David Attenborough TV series “Dynasties” and food retailer Iceland’s controversial advert about palm oil deforestation destroying orangutan habitats have hit ...

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28.11.2018

Brent crude oil plummets on Black Friday

For a summary of weekly changes in the energy market, read Haven Power’s market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days, starting ...

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22.11.2018

EcoAct independently verifies renewable energy from Haven Power

Independent sustainability consultancy EcoAct has verified Haven Power’s renewable product offering and fuel mix disclosure calculations. Having this third-party endorsement strengthens the position of ...

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21.11.2018

How can your public sector organisation achieve its sustainability targets?

As a public sector organisation, all of your activities - including any relating to sustainability - are open to scrutiny and criticism. While this ...

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20.11.2018

Brexit uncertainty increases UK power prices

For an update on changes in the energy market over the previous week, read our Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the ...

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15.11.2018

Haven Power opens its doors to local career (and world) changers

When you’re already a leading employer in the Ipswich area, with a 400-strong workforce, what’s the plan for your continued growth? One answer is ...

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15.11.2018

Warning! Warning! The Triads are coming…

Between now and the end of February 2019, there’ll definitely be three ‘Triads’. These are the half-hourly settlement periods of highest demand in Great ...

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13.11.2018

Naval collision impacts prompt and curve prices

To stay updated on energy market changes each week, read Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the last 7 days, starting 5th ...

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08.11.2018

Stand out - with sustainability

Standing out in the marketplace is a challenge for any business. Today, we look at how organisations are using sustainability to differentiate their brands.

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06.11.2018

Brexit uncertainly pressures UK power curve

To keep up-to-date with weekly changes in the energy market, see the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the last 7 days, ...

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31.10.2018

How to read your electricity meter data

Why is reading your electricity meter regularly so worthwhile? And how should you do it? We asked Amy Cook from Haven Power’s Customer Operations ...

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30.10.2018

Fluctuating wind output blows UK power prompt up and down

To stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the week ...

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29.10.2018

Gas and carbon drive volatility on curve

The Haven Power market report keeps you up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the ...

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25.10.2018

Haven Power installs one of the UK’s first new generation smart meters for business

Haven Power has completed its first installation of the new generation SMETS2 meter for businesses – marking the start of the supplier’s smart field ...

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24.10.2018

Here’s your “ABC” guide to TPCs

For many businesses, the world of third party costs (TPCs) is complex – and at times alarming. There’s uncertainty about what they are and ...

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22.10.2018

How can renewables boost the “Ethics-Factor” for your brand?

Ethical brands are among the most successful – and fastest-growing – in the UK. Here we examine how choosing renewable energy could help your ...

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18.10.2018

59% believe sustainability is key to a clean future

As Green GB week begins, new research from Haven Power reveals over 59% of utility decision makers believe sustainability is key to a clean ...

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16.10.2018

Wind and solar generation up to 39%, while UK power curve loses value

The last 7 days of energy market changes are analysed in Haven Power’s weekly market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 7th ...

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16.10.2018

Smart is green

By Christopher Brown, Smart Metering Manager at Haven Power Turning on a bank of 10 halogen lights in the office uses about 900 watts. ...

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12.10.2018

Eccentric energy – Sustainability is “in” with the fashion industry

You may have seen recent news reports about the clothing industry’s detrimental impact on the environment. Writing to Britain’s top 10 fashion retailers, Parliament’s ...

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10.10.2018

Haven Power’s community initiative makes awards shortlist

Utility Week has announced Haven Power as one of eight companies shortlisted for its “Community Initiative of the Year” award 2018, with the ceremony ...

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08.10.2018

Pumped storage hydro comes to the rescue

Want to stay up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days? Read the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary ...

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02.10.2018

Winter contract expires at 10-year high despite losses

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 24th ...

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27.09.2018

How can you reduce your electricity costs?

With volatile energy markets as well as inflation and interest rates on the rise, businesses are looking for ways to reduce their overheads. Here ...

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26.09.2018

4 great reasons to review the energy market, week by week

Even if you don’t watch the energy market closely, you probably know that prices have – generally – been rising this year. Naturally, this ...

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25.09.2018

High winds, negative system prices

See how the UK energy market changed over the last 7 days, with this week’s Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the ...

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20.09.2018

Haven Power shortlisted as energy supplier of the year for the third year running

Leading Ipswich based business electricity supplier Haven Power has been shortlisted for supplier of the year at the prestigious Energy Awards 2018. The ceremony, ...

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20.09.2018

Is it time to fix your business energy?

With energy market volatility continuing, could now be the right time for your business to fix energy prices?

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19.09.2018

Carbon causes price crash, while renewables rise to 40%

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 10th ...

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13.09.2018

7 ways to get financial support for sustainability

Becoming more energy efficient can save your business money on bills and boost your reputation. However, our recent research revealed that 24% of utility ...

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12.09.2018

Carbon price surge drags up the UK power curve

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 3rd ...

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06.09.2018

Changes to Third Party Costs: Interim Levy Rate decreases

The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) notified suppliers about the Interim Levy Rate (ILR) adjustment figures for Q3 (July to September) 2018 on 24th ...

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05.09.2018

How can renewables power your business’ resilience?

Resilience is a growing concern for businesses in the UK. When it comes to energy resilience, the two factors to consider are your ability ...

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04.09.2018

UK power prices finally drop

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. UK seasonal power prices finally dropped on 30th ...

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29.08.2018

Winter 18 and Euro-carbon hit 10-year high as UK power prices climb

Interested in energy market changes over the last 7 days? The Haven Power market report keeps you up to date. Here’s a summary of ...

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29.08.2018

Why sustainability should be part of your purpose

Increasingly, the most successful businesses are driven by a purpose, putting sustainability at the heart of that purpose, and enjoying multiple benefits. Here’s why.

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23.08.2018

How can sustainability help future proof your business?

With more of the world’s leading businesses using sustainable measures to future-proof their organisation, is it time for you to follow suit?

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22.08.2018

Power prices drop as renewables rise

The Haven Power market report gives you updates on energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week starting ...

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16.08.2018

Eccentric Energy: Something in the air tonight

Our most recent Eccentric Energy blogs have related to the elements - specifically, the sun and sea - so this month is all about ...

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15.08.2018

Temperatures cool as UK power curve heats up

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Increased renewable output and lower temperatures improved supply ...

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14.08.2018

1 in 4 UK businesses consider renewable energy a ‘fad’

New research from Haven Power, one of the UK’s largest business electricity suppliers, reveals over a quarter (27%) of British businesses think renewable energy ...

5 ways to make sustainability a no-brainer for Finance
08.08.2018

5 ways to make sustainability a no-brainer for Finance

Being seen as an ethical company committed to sustainability could give your business a competitive edge. But first you need the buy-in of your ...

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07.08.2018

Europe and UK system feel the heat

Stay updated on energy market changes each week with Haven Power’s market report. Weather conditions on the continent provided support for UK power prompt ...

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02.08.2018

Purpose powers profitability

Growing numbers of businesses are embracing sustainable purpose to drive accelerated business growth. The role of business purpose is changing. Traditionally, purpose has been ...

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01.08.2018

Cooler weather dampens demand

The Haven Power market report keeps you up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the ...

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25.07.2018

Can electric vehicles (EVs) save your business money?

With so much coverage of electric vehicles (EVs) in the media, we explore the benefits for your business and ask whether now’s the right ...

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24.07.2018

UK imports electricity, as prompt and seasonal prices rise

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report Here’s a summary of the week starting 16th ...

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18.07.2018

Intelligent energy use made simple

Haven Power helps you cut through the complexity of Demand Side Response (DSR) to work out how and where your business can benefit.

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17.07.2018

Libyan exports put an end to oil’s “bull run”

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 9th ...

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11.07.2018

Eccentric Energy: Shining a light on solar

With the UK enjoying sunny weather over recent weeks, we thought it’d be a good time to focus on eccentric energy ideas that harness ...

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10.07.2018

World Cup fever grips the nation(al grid)

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 2nd ...

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06.07.2018

Did you know you could make money from energy?

A growing number of UK businesses are enjoying the benefits of bespoke energy solutions resulting from Accelerator Workshops.

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04.07.2018

Do you know what to do if your business changes address?

When businesses move, there are a number of issues to resolve – the electricity connection is just one of them. We asked our Change ...

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03.07.2018

Strong sun casts shadow over wind as coal shines again

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 25th ...

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29.06.2018

How budget forecasting can help your business stay on top of energy bills

When it comes to forecasting the energy costs of your business, new budget forecasting tools can help you plan for the future and give ...

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26.06.2018

Sun shines and demand falls as oil price rises

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 18th ...

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26.06.2018

The benefits of becoming a sustainable business

By Paul Sheffield, Chief Operating Officer at Haven Power.

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25.06.2018

Gatwick Airport - Case Study

When Gatwick Airport once again renewed its contract with Haven Power, in 2017, it was in recognition of the supplier’s ability to manage their ...

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22.06.2018

Why are so many businesses choosing Demand Side Response?

If you’re a large business, Demand Side Response (DSR) can deliver valuable rewards for being flexible in your power usage. Here, we help you ...

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20.06.2018

Gatwick Airport signs new three-year deal with Haven Power

Using renewable instead of conventional power saves UK’s second largest airport enough carbon to fill Wembley Stadium five times. Gatwick Airport has agreed a ...

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19.06.2018

A better use of energy - Could you be making money from your energy?

TV’s Johnny Ball discusses how you can make money from your electricity. Could you make better use of your energy?

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19.06.2018

EU raises renewables target as UK power prices drop

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 11th ...

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15.06.2018

Generating your own electricity? Here are 6 reasons to sell it using a PPA

If your business generates electricity and buys power from the Grid – making you a prosumer – now could be the right time to ...

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13.06.2018

How do you manage your energy costs? We explain the options

Depending on your business’s appetite for risk, there are a number of options designed to help you manage energy costs. The vast majority of ...

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12.06.2018

Front season and oil prices down, wind output low, while sun shines

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 4th ...

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07.06.2018

Could becoming a prosumer help control your business energy costs?

Energy price rises are making headlines again, while the cost of solar Photo Voltaic (PV) and wind, as well as energy storage, continues to ...

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05.06.2018

Low wind bolsters prompt prices; falling prices push power curve down

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 28th ...

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05.06.2018

Why should your business become a prosumer – and harness the power of Demand Side Response?

Prosumers already reap the benefits of self-generation. Adding demand side response is only helping to increase those rewards. The UK energy landscape is changing. ...

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31.05.2018

What are your energy services options?

Energy services are pushing the boundaries of electricity supply, with new opportunities created seemingly every day. They offer businesses opportunities to reduce spend, increase ...

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29.05.2018

Fuel commodities weaken, leading to power price retreat

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 21st ...

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22.05.2018

Iran and oil has impact on UK power prices

Stay up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days, with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week ...

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16.05.2018

How to get the right solution from your energy partner

A simple Google search proves that businesses have more choices about energy than ever before. But how can you make the most of those ...

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15.05.2018

Wholesale prices still rising as economic sanctions loom

Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s a summary of the week starting 7th ...

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11.05.2018

Energy partnerships are driving change

In today’s rapidly changing energy marketplace, how can businesses find the reliable energy partnerships they need?

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10.05.2018

Strong wind and solar output buoys renewables, as oil prices hit 4-year high

The Haven Power market report: keeping you up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the ...

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08.05.2018

Eccentric Energy: Plastic Power

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the detrimental impact that plastics are having on our oceans and the environment. So this month’s ...

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03.05.2018

What's the future of energy (and the energy of the future?)

The world of energy is changing at an ever-faster rate. Here we look at the future of energy in the UK and the transformation ...

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02.05.2018

How to get the most from Power Purchase Agreements

Power Purchase Agreements are already bringing thousands of businesses significant environmental and economic advantages. Haven Power can help you make sure your organisation doesn’t ...

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02.05.2018

Haven Power re-energises the local community with charity partnership

Following a ground-breaking year of fundraising, we are pleased to announce Eden-Rose Coppice Trust as our ‘Charity of the Year’ for a second consecutive ...

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01.05.2018

UK powers on without coal

The Haven Power market report: your weekly update on energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week starting ...

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27.04.2018

Have you got the power of the ‘prosumer’?

As more and more businesses discover the benefits of producing as well as consuming energy, why don’t you turn on to the power of ...

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25.04.2018

How flexibility can be your secret weapon as an energy manager

Businesses across the UK are already profiting from changing the way they manage their energy usage through Demand Side Response, isn’t it time for ...

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24.04.2018

Sun’s out, coal’s out - for record period

The Haven Power market report: your update on energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week starting 16th ...

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23.04.2018

Why more businesses are switching on to the benefits of battery storage

Battery storage is now more economical than it’s ever been. According to the experts, battery pack prices have fallen by more than 75 per ...

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19.04.2018

What are you paying for?

TV's Johnny Ball explains what makes up a business electricity bill. Only 40% of it is electricity, but what makes up the rest?

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18.04.2018

Over 180 hours volunteered at local charity

Haven Power’s chosen charity for 2018 is Eden-Rose Coppice Trust, which aims to transform neglected and/or misused woodlands into beautiful, tranquil green spaces. These ...

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17.04.2018

High solar output outshines coal

The Haven Power market report updates you on energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week starting 9th ...

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16.04.2018

What is a ‘prosumer’ and why would you want to be one?

As the world of energy changes, how can businesses find the partners they need to cut costs and carbon emissions by producing as well ...

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12.04.2018

Over two-thirds of businesses think sustainability will become more important

Recent research* revealed that 68% of all businesses believe that sustainability will be more important in the future. The proportion of larger organisations sharing ...

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10.04.2018

Renewables up to 45% of UK’s generation as carbon price jumps 25%

The Haven Power market report updates you on the week’s changes in the energy market. Here’s a summary of the week starting 2nd April: ...

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09.04.2018

3 ways sustainability can transform your business

We always want to better understand our customers’ broader business issues. So we commissioned the Institute of Customer Service to speak to big and ...

Eccentric energy: Rock down to Electric Avenue
06.04.2018

Eccentric energy: Rock down to Electric Avenue

Welcome to our latest instalment of Eccentric energy, where we explore the weird and wonderful ideas behind electricity in the modern world.

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04.04.2018

Wind blows away day ahead prices

The Haven Power market report keeps you up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the ...

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26.03.2018

Oil, not wind, poses threat from the east

The Haven Power market report: helps you stay up to date with energy market changes covering the past 7 days. Here’s a summary of ...

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21.03.2018

What are the business benefits of going green with renewable power?

Get renewable electricity for your business at no extra cost and help your business reach its CSR targets, while reducing your environmental impact.

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20.03.2018

Returning ‘Beast from the east’ has bark worse than its bite

The energy market’s changed over the last 7 days – keep up to date with the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of ...