Renewables vision needed from new Energy Secretary

With its “it’s the economy, stupid” message dominating the Conservative election campaign, the environment was never going to get much of a look-in. While the Tory manifesto did promise to…

The View from All-Energy

The All-Energy show has found itself a new home for its annual event. Housed in the Glasgow SECC under the shadow of the giant Finnieston crane, a disused cantilever crane-…

Industry looks for post-election stability

In six days’ time the UK goes to the polls to choose its next Government, and it’s pretty clearly a tight race. All the indications are that we may not…

Air pollution ruling boost for renewables

The green energy sector received a boost with the ruling by the Supreme Court that the Government must take immediate action to reduce air pollution. A unanimous ruling by the…

How do you Top-grade your team, and why you should…

Many people have heard the phrase ‘top-grading’ but what is it really all about, well according to the author and inventor, Bradford D Smart (how’s that for a name), ‘Top-grading…

Hyperion’s David Hunt appointed director of Liverpool Community Renewables

A leading figure in the green energy sector has been appointed a director of Liverpool Community Renewables. The organisation has brought on board David Hunt, Managing Partner of Liverpool-based Hyperion…

Renewables industry can help plug skills gap

As you may have seen a new study has highlighted the worrying extent of the UK’s skills gap in science, technology, engineering and maths. According to the report, commissioned by…

Pickles’ gives welcome boost to commercial rooftop industry

Who’d have thought, something pleasant from Mr Pickles!!!  But we have known for a while that the Government has been keen to encourage a greater focus on the commercial rooftop…

Renewables recruitment specialist appoints Associate Partner

A specialist renewables recruitment company has appointed a new member to its team. Ross Hoare has joined Hyperion Executive Search as Associate Partner, following more than five years working in…

The View from Ecobuild 2015

This was my sixth Ecobuild, four as an exhibitor, two a visitor, and it’s fair to say I got a lot more done as a visitor, and I wasn’t alone…