• Spectators

    The bleak future confronting Greece

    GOTTLIEBSEN: Greece in 2015 is reminiscent of Germany in the 1920s. If the Greeks get their own currency, hyperinflation could quickly follow.


The Spectators

  • How utility distributors will cannibalise themselves

    In trying to protect their electricity business network distributors are trying to distort the idea of reforming power prices to be more 'cost-reflective' by making them like unavoidable fixed charges. This will then make consumption of a unit of energy from electricity appear far cheaper. Which incidentally will then drive an exodus from gas, hurting these same utilities' gas businesses.