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Pension poser – how retirement funds can boost UK equities

by Peter Curtain

Efforts are being made to tempt pension fund managers back to London equities.

That includes a Government push to make pension funds publicly disclose how much they invest in UK businesses compared to those overseas.

This could help raise company valuations, attract IPOs, boost the economy, and help restore London’s reputation as a world […]

By |April 14th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Market still cool on heat pumps but we’re warming to them

Take-up of heat pumps is slow, but don’t write off the green route to warming your home, says Peter Curtain.

Last week a Government scheme to promote heat pumps for homes was delayed by 12 months. Days later, the National Audit Office urged ministers to support the rollout ‘in a way that minimises the […]

By |March 19th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Bigger solar farms signal faith in PV energy despite challenges – PV Europe

A great privilege for our take on the UK ground-mounted solar market to appear in PV Europe magazine:

And here’s the original post on LinkedIn:

By |March 19th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Good vibes at build-tech show

Attending day 1 of Futurebuild 2024 yesterday I was struck by the large numbers and the buzzy vibe. And the crowd was bigger than it looked – the two or three events happening as I arrived were pretty packed.

More here:

By |March 6th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Solar looks set to accelerate as consumers, industry and Government back switch


By Peter Curtain

Solar PV is taking off in the UK, and 2024 is shaping up to be the best year yet for the technology. Let’s look at some of the factors driving the transition.

Generating on-site electricity from sunshine is increasingly popular among householders and businesses looking to cut energy costs and reduce reliance on […]

By |January 8th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

How sustainability is growing – and why it depends on data


Pictured: James Butcher at Sustainability Live
Peter Curtain 

As PR advisers working in the green economy, we’re as likely to be asked how to communicate an organisation’s sustainability as what it actually means.

For me, sustainability essentially is doing the right thing today, while leaving a better world tomorrow.

This objective is more important than ever, given people’s […]

By |September 18th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Great night shows strength of Southwest renewables-tech economy

What a brilliant night at Re-Tech Drinks – ‘Bringing together good people in Renewables and Technology the Southwest ‘re-tech’ community’. The event did what it said on the tin.

Hosted jointly by Stu Pringle of business development specialist Make the Break, and Apollo Engineering, the evening drinks highlighted some important things.

First, the Southwest is thriving […]

By |March 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Digital Communications Organiser

Digital Communications Executive

Allerton Communications is growing. We’re seeking a resourceful Digital Communications Executive to serve our low-carbon economy etc clients.

Located in southeast England and working remotely, with regular F2F meetings, and initially part-time on contract, you will generate and edit content, research media and event opportunities and help with planning.

Experience or ability in some […]

By |November 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Renewables key to fixing crisis, as are energy efficiency and persuasion


By Peter Curtain*

Invest in alternative energy sources
But take a multi-technology approach – for now that includes fossil fuels
Communication is crucial to addressing challenges

A renewable-energy consultant told me of two engineers working in UK industry some years ago who discussed a tricky technical issue that could be addressed in one of two […]

By |September 6th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Read latest Energy Matters here – with news on giant turbines, COP26, energy-efficient housing, co-location for renewables and much more…

By |May 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments