Energy

24. 04. 2016
What a gloriously ramshackle company EdF is! No company does anti-climax as well as EdF does – time after time! Last week, we heard French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, all gushily enthusiastic on the Andrew Marr Show, promising that the go-ahead would be given ‘...
Energy
14. 03. 2016
I feel duty bound to keep loyal readers of the blog completely up to date with the slowly unfolding Hinkley Point meltdown – spasm by agonising spasm. Three important updates: 1. Jean-Bernard Lévy throws a wobbly Jean-Bernard Lévy, CEO of EdF, has just...
Energy
25. 02. 2016
You seriously wouldn’t want to be a Director of EdF at the moment. The agenda for an average Board Meeting must be seriously gloomy on each and every occasion. Here’s how I imagine the key agenda items for their last meeting on 16th February – helpfully...
Energy
03. 02. 2016
Ten days ago, I highlighted the degree to which the UK is now so profoundly out of kilter with the post-Paris agenda. I really don’t suppose you need any further confirmation of that analysis (as a, no doubt, devoted reader of this blog!), but one has come immediately to...
Energy
25. 01. 2016
Ever since I finished The World We Made (more than three years ago now), I’ve been obsessed with the sheer speed of change regarding solar and other renewable energy technologies. It’s almost impossible to keep up with each new development/breakthrough/innovation...
Energy, Innovation