How do energy traders deal with stress?

TUME Insights How do energy traders deal with stress? Published by Rob Smith | 18th January 2022 2021 was a year of unprecedented volatility in European energy markets, with most days seeing the types of massive gains in gas and power prices that would have been unthinkable 12 months ago. It really was the perfect […]

Supporting our people through unwelcome change

TUME Insights Supporting our people through unwelcome change Published by Monica Collings | 21st October 2020 Many businesses are facing change as a result of the current situation we are in. With a second lockdown increasingly possible, organisations may be facing tough decisions. I am sharing my recent experience of managing unwelcome change and offering […]

How do you identify & appoint a TPI who will operate in your best interests??

TUME Insights How do you identify & appoint a TPI who will operate in your best interests? Published by David Roberts | 7th October 2020 Ofgem have recently stated that they want more protection for micro business and are set to regulate the market.  In 2019 there were approximately 5.9m Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) […]

Domestic Time of Use Tariffs – what’s changed since 1978?

TUME Insights Domestic Time-of-Use Tariffs – what’s changed since 1978? Published by Paul Coster | 8th July 2020 As insiders know, time-of-use (ToU) tariffs aren’t a new concept to the UK electricity industry. They have been available to consumers for over 40 years. The most common domestic tariffs have a fixed rate (p/kWh) at all […]

Low System Demand Presents Challenges to National Grid

TUME Insights Low System Demand Presents Challenges to National Grid Published by Kathryn Porter | 27th May 2020 As the country largely remains locked down, electricity demand continues to be low, and renewable generation high, particularly in the current sunny weather. This is creating challenges for National Grid ESO in balancing the electricity system, and […]

How COVID-19 will impact power markets and what it means to your bills

TUME Insights How COVID-19 will impact power markets and what it means for your bills Published by David Watson | 22nd May 2020 Overall electricity demand has fallen by 15-20%, most of which has been in the non-domestic sector. But this will not change the long-term trends we see in energy today. If anything, it […]

New National Grid ESO Carbon Intensity App

TUME Insights New National Grid ESO Carbon Intensity App Published by Tom Bent | 30th April 2020 National Grid ESO has just released its own app (available in Google Play Store and Apple App Store) – it looks pretty and has some nice features for low-carbonistas in Great Britain. I especially like the records page, […]

Has COVID-19 killed the Commute?

TUME Insights Has COVID-19 killed the commute? Published by Russ King | 27th April 2020 So here I am, trying to work from home. My internet works fine, I have a coffee machine that does not know what’s hit it and I may have a glimpse of what the future for our workforce could look […]

An extraordinary market sees WTI crude oil prices turn negative

TUME Insights An Extraordinary market sees WTI crude oil prices turn negative Published by Kathryn Porter | 21st April 2020 Front-month WTI turned negative for the first time in history   Yesterday, for the first time in history, the crude oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate (“WTI”) turned negative. The reasons for this are quite technical […]