Madano hires Michael Zdanowski as head of energy
Strategic comms consultancy Madano has brought in Edelman’s Michael Zdanowski as a director and head of energy. Zdanowski  was UK energy lead at Edelman, where he played a [...]
New PR lead for energy provider npower
Energy provider npower has promoted its senior PR manager (consumer), Zoe Melarkey, to head of PR. Melarkey has been at npower since 2005. She started off her career at [...]
Energy firm launches offshore wind farm project with Abchurch
Energy firm Enterprize Energy Pte Ltd has launched its first offshore wind farm project in the Taiwan Strait. It is also considering a London listing in the near future. The [...]
Energy UK appoints Abbie Sampson to lead its communications team
Abbie Sampson, head of news at Which?, will join Energy UK as a director of external affairs at the start of the new year. Sampson was previously chief press officer at [...]
OVO bolsters marketing and comms teams
Energy provider OVO has appointed Dyson’s Adam Rostom as chief marketing officer and named the Guardian’s Katie Thompson as its new comms director, as the company looks [...]
Aspectus appoints Iley to head of energy role
Aspectus has promoted PR Week 30 Under 30 member, Laura Iley, to a head of energy role. Aspectus’ energy, oil and gas practice serves more than 20 clients from the agency’s [...]
uSwitch briefs Brands2Life
Brands2Life has been handed an energy PR brief by online price comparison and switching website uSwitch, with a remit to enhance the brand’s position as a “consumer champion”. [...]
Solar Media partners with Whitehouse for policy support
Solar Media, which publishes trade titles including Clean Energy News and Solar Power Portal, is working with The Whitehouse Consultancy to raise its profile with industry [...]
Tlou Energy hands PR brief to St Brides
AIM-listed energy company Tlou Energy has brought in St Brides as its retained financial PR. Tlou Energy delivers power in Botswana and South Africa through the development of [...]
60 seconds with Claire Maugham, Smart Energy GB
Claire Maugham, director of policy and communications at Smart Energy GB, on effecting national behaviour change around the government’s complete rollout of smart meters [...]
Alstom makes brace of hires after GE acquisition
Alstom, the French rail transport multinational, has hired Will Roberts and Alex Burrows as comms director and marketing and strategy director, respectively, to build the [...]
British Gas retains Weber Shandwick for B2B and consumer work
British Gas, the Centrica-owned energy and services company, has brought in Weber Shandwick as its retained B2B and consumer adviser, following a competitive pitch.  Weber [...]
Case Study: Energizer ‘Waste to Wonder’
When Energizer approached Cirkle to launch its EcoAdvanced battery, which is made from recycled batteries, the agency created an attention-grabbing, battery-powered, a four [...]
Renewable energy company Green & Smart appoints Luther Pendragon to support float
Green & Smart, a Malaysian renewable energy company that generates power from biogas, has brought in Luther Pendragon to support its planned IPO on London’s AIM. [...]
Electric truck company Tevva Motors selects Nobull Communications for PR, social and digital work
Nobull Communications has been appointed by electric truck business Tevva Motors as its PR, social and digital agency to drive the company’s next round of investment. Nobull [...]