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18.10.2019

Eccentric energy: Poo is powerful – number 2!

A year on from our most popular blog post of last year, “Poo is powerful”, we’re revisiting the topic of biowaste - and reviewing...

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17.10.2019

Ford UK selects Haven Power to supply renewable energy

Haven Power has won a contract to supply all three of Ford Motor Company UK’s manufacturing locations with around 250GWh of renewable electricity per...

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15.10.2019

Weekly Energy Report - High wind pushes day-ahead to new low

To stay updated on the week’s activities in the energy market, read Haven Power’s market report. Here’s what happened over the past 7 days,...

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10.10.2019

Third Party Costs are rising - what's next?

The increasing price of wholesale energy is only partly responsible for the rising cost of business electricity. So, what other factors are inflating your...

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09.10.2019

A busy few months raising funds and volunteering: September update

While our monthly Brickmakers’ Wood session – see below – was the only community activity in August, we got back into the swing of...

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08.10.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Bears grip UK power market

Haven Power’s weekly market report updates you on what’s happened in the energy market for the past 7 days. Here’s our summary for the...

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02.10.2019

Three simple steps to more energy-efficient manufacturing

In our free guide to energy efficiency in manufacturing, you’ll find useful tips to help your organisation streamline its power consumption – and, potentially,...

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01.10.2019

Weekly Energy Report - High winds pressure day-ahead price

Get up to speed on the energy market’s movements for the past week with the market report from Haven Power. Here’s what happened over...

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26.09.2019

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 steps to delivering an invitation to tender for your business electricity

Issuing a business electricity contract invitation to tender (ITT) to potential new suppliers can, at first, seem somewhat daunting. From identifying your energy requirements...

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24.09.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Oil price spike raises power curve

For your update on what’s happened in the energy market over the past week, get Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary for the...

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19.09.2019

The Targeted Charging Review and how it affects your business

The UK is looking to increase the electrification of power generation and transportation, to give just two sector examples, and thereby reduce carbon emissions....

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17.09.2019

Weekly Energy Report - EU helps lift UK power curve

Stay updated on last week’s events in the energy market with Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary covering the past 7 days, starting...

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12.09.2019

Eccentric energy: Something in the water

The weather’s a sure-fire conversational starter throughout the year in Britain. And this summer, the chatter probably focused on the rain: Met Office records...

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10.09.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Baseload day-ahead at 2-year lows

For your update on what’s happened in the energy market over the past week, get Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary for the...

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09.09.2019

To beat Brexit uncertainty, fix your electricity contract now

The complexities – and uncertainties – of Brexit make it a minefield for all businesses. Although nobody, it seems, really knows what will happen...

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06.09.2019

A brief history of energy and how it affects our economy today

All companies depend on energy to help boost their bottom line. But can your business achieve growth without increasing emissions? Read more below:

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03.09.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Windfarms set lowest imbalance price since May

For your update on what’s happened in the energy market over the past week, get Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary for the...

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30.08.2019

Guaranteeing your supply of renewable power

How can you be certain that the electricity you buy for your business really comes from a renewable source? Make sure your power is...

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28.08.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Weekly solar output hits 7-week high

Find out what happened in the energy market last week with the Haven Power market report. Here’s our 7-day summary starting Monday 19th August:...

3 easy ways to make your office more energy efficient
22.08.2019

3 easy ways to make your office more energy efficient

Offices are responsible for a large proportion of the UK’s carbon emissions, which is why the City of London has the highest carbon footprint...

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20.08.2019

Finding the right electricity supplier for your business – with FREE Request for Proposal (RFP) templates!

It’s commonplace for businesses to switch electricity suppliers to help them save money and achieve greater sustainability. Yet finding the right one for your...

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20.08.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Wind soars; day-ahead prices fall

For your weekly update on the energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s our summary for the past 7 days, starting Monday...

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15.08.2019

Eccentric energy: The power of the moon

As we seek to develop new sources of sustainable zero-carbon energy for our planet, will we need to reach for the stars or keep...

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14.08.2019

Weekly Energy Report: Generator outages cause power cuts

For your update on what’s happened in the energy market over the past week, get Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary for the...

Can we achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050?
08.08.2019

Can we achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050?

According to a new report from National Grid Electric System Operator (ESO), which keeps the electricity grid running smoothly, the UK can achieve net-zero...

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06.08.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Baseload day-ahead price surges as gas rallies and wind falls

For your update on what’s happened in the energy market over the past week, get Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary for the...

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02.08.2019

July in the community: Inspiring a sustainable future

July proved to be another busy four weeks for our Community team and the new group of volunteers stepping up to help. As we...

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01.08.2019

How big data is helping energy management

Driven by data, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) gives businesses a golden opportunity to manage their energy use and reduce both their costs...

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30.07.2019

Weekly Energy Report: Heat makes Day-ahead prices flip-flop

Discover what happened last week in the energy market by reading Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary for the past 7 days, starting...

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25.07.2019

Getting your business on the road to net zero carbon emissions

Download your sector’s free guide today Following the government’s announcement to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, we’ve produced a series of useful...

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23.07.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Imbalance price: first negative in July

Get Haven Power’s market report for your weekly update on what’s just happened in the energy market. Here’s our summary of events over the...

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18.07.2019

5 reasons why you need on-site charging for your electric vehicles

Is your business one of the many that’s thinking about choosing (or that’s already chosen) electric vehicles – EVs – for your fleet? If...

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16.07.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Seasonal UK power prices surge

Haven Power’s market report keeps you updated on what’s happened in the energy market over the past week. Here’s what happened in the 7...

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11.07.2019

Eccentric Energy: The sun can be a friend… or foe!

While Wimbledon and sunny weather aren’t always synonymous, they’re both with us at last. This got our eccentric minds thinking about the sun’s power...

Week 27 UK wind output reaches 3-month high
09.07.2019

Weekly Energy Report - UK wind output reaches 3-month high

Need to discover what’s happened in the energy market each week? Get Haven Power’s market report for a summary just like this one, covering...

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08.07.2019

Have you herd? Elmer’s arrived in town…

June was a busy month for our Community team here at Haven Power. We saw the arrival in Ipswich of our sponsored Elmer and...

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04.07.2019

Win more business with low carbon energy

Get a business electricity quote now. To help meet the government’s target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, UK businesses can switch to...

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02.07.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Imbalance price reaches 15-month high

For your update on what’s happened in the energy market over the past week, get Haven Power’s market report. Here’s our summary for the...

Flexi Combi
01.07.2019

Flex Combi – flexibility and certainty, combined

Buy wholesale electricity at live market prices while enjoying the certainty of fully fixing your Third Party Costs In these times of political and...

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27.06.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Gains for secure and promote contracts

Haven Power’s market report updates on the energy market’s weekly changes. Here’s what happened over the past 7 days, starting Monday 17th June: Secure...

Can renewables meet the UK’s rising electricity demand?
20.06.2019

Can renewables meet the UK’s rising electricity demand?

While the UK’s committed to reducing its reliance on coal, electricity consumption is predicted to rise 14% by 2030. We consider whether Britain’s renewables...

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18.06.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Dinorwig balances system – again

To stay updated on the energy market’s weekly changes, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened in the 7 days since Monday...

Smart meters – what’s in it for you?
13.06.2019

Smart meters – what’s in it for you?

Smart meters launched in 2011, and the publicity about them since has been mixed. Most of the negative coverage revolves around consumer apprehension, and...

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11.06.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Coal’s back; imbalance prices negative

Haven Power’s market report keeps you updated on the weekly changes in the energy market. Here’s our take on what’s happened over the past...

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10.06.2019

What are the advantages of renewable energy?

While the environmental benefits of renewable energy are clear to most businesses and consumers, the commercial advantages of being more sustainable and energy efficient...

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06.06.2019

Eccentric Energy: You’ve got the power!

Our Eccentric Energy post for June 2019 focuses on two of the ways that every human can contribute to generating electricity. Read more below:

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05.06.2019

Haven Power Powering the Community

At Haven Power, we’re really proud that our community engagement programme allows us to work closely with local and national charities, and nearby schools....

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04.06.2019

The changing energy market: Haven Power’s Mark Anderson interviewed by Energy Live News (ELN)

At 2019’s Energy Live Consultancy Conference in Manchester, Haven Power’s Portfolio Sales & Service Director Mark Anderson presented “The opportunities for businesses in a...

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04.06.2019

Weekly Energy Report - UK without coal for over 400 hours

Read the Haven Power market report to stay updated on the week-by-week changes in the energy market. Here’s our analysis of what happened over...

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31.05.2019

5 questions to answer before switching your fleet to electric vehicles

The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) reports that the transport sector is the largest contributor of UK greenhouse gas emissions. Against...

Weekly Energy Report Minor Earthquake and Brent crude hit power curve
29.05.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Minor Earthquake and Brent crude hit power curve

Stay in touch with week-by-week changes in the energy market: read the Haven Power market report. Here’s our analysis of the past 7 days,...

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28.05.2019

VIDEO: Drax Retail helping businesses establish and deliver upon their sustainability goals

Energyst – An interview with Drax Retail COO, Paul Sheffield Having delivered his keynote presentation to a full auditorium at the recent Energyst Conference...

Be flexible with your flexibility – 3 new ways to make Demand Side Response work better for your business
23.05.2019

Be flexible with your flexibility – 3 new ways to make Demand Side Response work better for your business

With more businesses looking to become sustainable with their energy, the opportunities offered by Demand Side Response (DSR) products are changing. We look at...

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21.05.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Strongest week for solar generation this year

Stay in touch with week-by-week changes in the energy market: read the Haven Power market report. Here’s our analysis of the past 7 days,...

What drives the price of electricity? | Haven Power
16.05.2019

What drives the price of electricity?

The wholesale price of electricity depends on several factors, including the: price of the raw materials / commodities used in its production exchange rates...

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14.05.2019

Weekly Energy Report - UK sets new 1-week, coal-free record

For a weekly update on changes in the UK energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7...

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13.05.2019

Energising Edgbaston - Case Study

Background The home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club since 1886 and a Test Match venue since 1902, Edgbaston is one of England’s best-known cricket...

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09.05.2019

Eccentric Energy: Unlocked cells to set decarbonisation free

The electricity industry – as well as governments, academics and climate-change activists – see power storage using batteries (or cells) as a key to...

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08.05.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Wider fuels commodities weaken UK power curve

Stay updated on weekly changes in the energy market with the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the last 7 days, starting...

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02.05.2019

What’s new in renewable electricity?

Innovations in technology are making it easier to generate renewable electricity. This post looks at new products that could make a real difference to...

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30.04.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Day-ahead at lowest level for a year

Stay updated on weekly changes in the energy market with the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the last 7 days, starting...

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25.04.2019

What are the Triads, why are they important and can they be predicted?

We consider why peak demands for electricity during the most recent Triad periods fell to their lowest level since 1995. We also look at...

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24.04.2019

Weekly Energy Report - UK sets new ‘coal-free’ record

For your weekly update on energy market changes, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 8 days, starting Monday...

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18.04.2019

Walking the electricity system tightrope

When electricity demand increases – during cold weather, for example – businesses want to be sure they’re able to get the energy they need....

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16.04.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Carbon soars to a new 10-year high

The Haven Power market report brings you up-to-date on weekly changes in the energy market. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days, starting...

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12.04.2019

What's the climate change levy?

On 1 April 2019, the Climate Change Levy (CCL) - a tax on energy usage designed to encourage users to improve energy efficiency -...

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11.04.2019

Eccentric Energy: Food… glorious food?

Not-for-profit social enterprise Food AWARE estimates that 18 million tonnes of food go into UK landfill sites every year. Producers and the supply chain,...

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09.04.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Gas movements see bulls return

Track the weekly changes in the energy market with the Haven Power market report, starting with this analysis of the 7 days since Monday...

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05.04.2019

Haven Power cuts carbon emissions by 171 tonnes in 2018

Weight equivalent to 127 BMW i3 electric cars In 2018, Ipswich-based business electricity supplier Haven Power reduced its carbon emissions significantly, compared to 2017,...

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04.04.2019

3 possible impacts of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on UK energy security – and 2 ways to reduce the risk

With the revised European Union (EU) Brexit deadline looming, we look at three potential impacts of a ‘no-deal’ on UK energy security. We also...

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02.04.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Solar generation hits 2019 high

Stay in touch with week-by-week changes in the energy market: read the Haven Power market report. Here’s our analysis of the past 7 days,...

How will Brexit affect electricity interconnectors
29.03.2019

How will Brexit affect the electricity interconnectors – and what’s the likely impact on your business?

As uncertainty around Brexit continues, UK businesses are still unclear about the risks associated with numerous unknowns. For example, what’s the likely impact on...

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26.03.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Renewables force system prices down

To find out about the UK energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days, starting Monday...

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21.03.2019

4 ways that onsite renewables could help your business post-Brexit

Whatever the eventual outcome of Brexit, energy market volatility could still affect your business. With this in mind, we explore how you can take...

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20.03.2019

Haven Power supports St Elizabeth Hospice’s ‘Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk’ fundraiser

Ipswich-based business electricity supplier Haven Power is delighted to announce its participation in ‘Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk’ taking place from June to September 2019.

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19.03.2019

Energy Market Report - Prices fall as bears reign near and far

The Haven Power market report updates you on the week-by-week changes in the energy market. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days, starting...

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14.03.2019

How will Brexit affect your business energy? Get certainty in an uncertain world.

As the deadline for leaving the EU approaches, we consider the implications for business energy, and show how fixing your third-party electricity costs could...

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13.03.2019

Haven Power leads the way with sustainability in Suffolk

Haven Power has installed almost 500 square metres of solar panels at its premises on Ransomes Europark, Ipswich. The panels, which can produce enough...

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12.03.2019

Energy Market Report - Renewable generation is strong again

For your update on weekly changes in the energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days,...

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08.03.2019

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 trends revolutionising the energy market

Are you ready for a new era in energy? Following the popularity of our recent ‘Future of energy’ white paper, we’ve put together a...

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05.03.2019

Energy Market Report - Strong gains on curve as bull returns

Get your weekly update on energy market changes by reading the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days, starting...

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05.03.2019

Eccentric Energy: The drive towards a better environment

For March 2019's Eccentric Energy blog, we’re looking at the relationship between vehicles (or their manufacturers) and the environment - from Nottingham to Barcelona...

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04.03.2019

The future of energy: 5 key changes and how to benefit from them

The energy landscape is changing – and your business can benefit. Cornwall Insight’s report identifies 5 transformations with the potential to help you save...

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28.02.2019

The future of energy: 6 new ways to help your business benefit from changing technology

To discover more about the changing energy market, download our free white paper. In the last of our series about the future of energy,...

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26.02.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Solar up as carbon forces curve down

For your update on weekly changes in the energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days,...

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25.02.2019

Haven Power opens its doors to local career (and world) changers

When you’re already a leading employer in the Ipswich area, with a 400-strong workforce, what’s the plan for your continued growth? One answer is...

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21.02.2019

The future of energy: How innovation can help your business optimise its electricity

To discover more about the changing energy market, download our free white paper. As the world of business energy changes, companies will face new...

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19.02.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Renewables push gas/coal prices down

For your update on weekly changes in the energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s our summary of the last 7 days,...

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14.02.2019

The future of energy: How to reduce the impact of market volatility

To discover more about the changing energy market, download our free white paper. What’s going to happen to business energy costs over the next...

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12.02.2019

Weekly Energy Report - UK power ladders up, then snakes down

To get up-to-date on weekly changes in the energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days,...

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08.02.2019

Haven Power to support local and national charities during 2019

Ipswich-based business electricity supplier Haven Power today announces its support throughout 2019 for local cause Eden-Rose Coppice Trust and Mind, the national mental health...

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07.02.2019

The future of energy: How 8 disruptive changes may affect your business

To discover more about the changing energy market, download our free white paper. Recently, Haven Power commissioned energy experts Cornwall Insight to assess how...

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06.02.2019

Weekly Energy Report - UK Power Curve Driven Down

For an update on the weekly changes in the energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7...

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31.01.2019

Eccentric Energy - Plastic fantastic?

To follow up on our May 2018 blog about the merits of plastic power, this month’s Eccentric Energy firstly looks at replacing plastic packaging...

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29.01.2019

New GridBeyond and Haven Power partnership to help businesses be more sustainable

Businesses can save money on their energy bills, enhance their sustainability, boost profitability and operational integrity to support the grid in smarter ways, thanks...

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29.01.2019

Weekly Energy Report - UK Power Curve Pushed Down

For an up-to-date view on weekly changes in the energy market, see the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7...

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24.01.2019

The electricity market - and its effect on energy prices

Understand how the wholesale electricity market works, its effect on energy prices, and the revenue opportunities it offers to businesses.

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22.01.2019

Weekly Energy Report - Cold weather influences UK curve

For an update on weekly changes in the energy market, read the Haven Power market report. Here’s what happened over the last 7 days,...

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21.01.2019

5 ways to save your business energy

As it's Big Energy Saving Week, this is a great time to consider how your business can save energy and money. Here are 5...

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18.01.2019

3 ways to make money from your power

Businesses across the UK are reaping the benefits of Power Purchase Agreements (PPA). We examine three options that have proved popular with Haven Power’s...