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Peter Rolton

Stories

  • Peter Rolton

    Independence v oil dependenceSubscription

    4 September, 2014Comments (1)

    The Scottish independence referendum finally happens next week, with an accompanying debate that grows more convoluted by the day. Both sides of the argument have long since reached fever pitch, with the ‘Yes’ team calling foul play over British government’s refusal to allow an independent Scotland access to sterling currency and the ‘No’ team claiming that the (Scottish National Party) SNP will falter when it comes to joining the European Union as a separate state.

  • Peter Rolton

    Switching off the power to keep the lights switched onSubscription

    28 July, 2014

    Starting this winter and continuing for the next four years, the National Grid is planning to offer financial rewards to the UK’s heaviest energy users in return for cutting their consumption at peak times.