Utility Forum News

05
Aug

The Utility Forum visit Drax Power Station

On Wednesday 3rd August 2016 our team were invited tour to Drax Power Station courtesy of Haven Power. Generating 4,000 megawatts between six boilers, Drax Power Station is the largest coal-fired power plant in the UK and generates 7% of the

01
Mar

We Are Hiring!

Telecommunications Co-ordinator Job description The Utility Forum is looking to grow its Telecommunications Division and are seeking a strong candidate to take this off the ground.  This will involve pitching and selling the product, analysing billing, calculating cost comparisons, creating contracts, entering/maintaining

10
Jun
The Berlin Marathon for Get Kids Going!

Our very own MD Chris Holdsworth successfully completed the Hereford Half Marathon with his eldest son Ivan, Chris in an impressive two hours and twenty minutes! and Ivan in an even better one hour fifty seven minutes. However there's more

07
May
Utility Forum Managing Director Marathon Sponsorship

This coming weekend, Chris Holdsworth our Managing Director here at the Utility Forum will be running the Hereford half marathon, sponsored by Western Power with the hopes of raising as much money as possible for the charity 'Get Kids Going'.

30
Apr
Plant Pot Heaters, inventive? cost effective? or downright dangerous?

We may have squeezed in a few BBQ's but summers definitely not here yet.. at least here in Blackpool. There's no better time than the present to secure yourself the best energy prices rather than resorting to extreme measures. Although

10
Apr
Three quarters of energy customers would make the switch to a smaller supplier if given the opportunity!

The survey carried out by Uswitch.com has revealed that around 72% of those surveyed would be more than happy to transfer to a smaller supplier rather than continue to work with the 6 major energy suppliers. Interestingly although price

31
Mar
Wholesale prices see dramatic reduction

Despite the Russian invasion of Crimea, since the festive period wholesale electricity and gas prices have fallen by a significant proportion. Markets have flattened with a percentage reduction of around 13%. If you have a renewal due in the next

31
Mar
Regulators take action to build-up confidence with consumers with regard to massive profits, price alignment and restrictions for newer suppliers

Regulators take action to build-up confidence with consumers with regard to massive profits, price alignment and restrictions for newer suppliers. OFGEM's investigation accuses the main energy supplier's operating within the United Kingdom of "consistently setting higher prices for consumers who

02
Jan

Happy New Year!!!!!!

21
Oct

Shed some light on Hinkley Point C plant

Shed some light on Hinkley Point C plant

Hinkley Point C plant in Somerset is to be the UK's first new nuclear station in a generation.  The government have now given the go ahead on the Chinese deal which will help take the UK towards low-carbon power and provide lower generating