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Welcome to our 

TalkPower Energy Academy


What you'll learn

  • Understand the wholesale energy market
  • Everything you need to know about non-energy costs
  • How to arrange for a new electricity supply

Looking for something specific?

Use our TalkPower Energy Academy glossary to understand the technical jargon and head to the lessons that will delve deeper into these topics.

What’s the value to you?

By completing this module, you will build on your knowledge of the energy market, know your DUoS from your BSUoS and learn about the process of setting up a new electricity connection, including all the people involved and the steps to take. Bottom line? You’ll be saving time, effort, energy and costs, delivering more value to your company.

Got a question?

If you have a question about one of the topics in our TalkPower Energy Academy, or anything realted to the energy industry, ask our team of experts. 

Lesson 1:
Understanding the wholesale energy market

  • What makes up the cost of your electricity

  • What factors influence your energy costs


 10 minutes

Lesson 2:
Non-energy costs explained

  • Your non-energy costs made simple
  • You key non-energy costs at a glance
  • The most frequently asked non-energy question
  • The 15-seconds non-energy cost challenge


 35 minutes

Lesson 3:
Arrange a new connection

  • Setting up a new electricity connection
  • What's a MOP and a DNO?
  • Co-ordinating your new connections effectively


 15 minutes

Lesson 4:
Ofgem's Targeted Charging Review

  • What is the Targeted Charging Review
  • How will the changes affect you or your customers
  • Your questions answered


 75 minutes

Have you completed all the above lessons?


You have completed this module and earned a little something.
Just take the short test and you'll get a certificate.