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Georgie Frost

Special Report part 2: The future of the zero emissions car industry

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Special Report part 2: The future of the zero emissions car industry
In part two of our look at the zero emissions car industry Tom Hill looks at the challenges facing the industry and the options available to buyers. Could hydrogen provide the ideal solution? And what might transportation of the future actually resemble?
Guests:

Tom Hill, Amanda Stretton, Amanda Lyne, Steve Nash


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Ed Bowsher

The new subprime crisis?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

The new subprime crisis?
Could an eco-friendly loan from the US have global implications? In "The Problem With PACE", a special report on Share Radio, Matt Cox investigates so-called PACE loans. He speaks to those who've had first-hand experience of the loans; finding out where the product came from, how it hurt homeowners in California and other states, and why some believe that it could trigger a new subprime-style lending crisis.
Guest:

Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

The Problem with PACE - Part 2

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

The Problem with PACE - Part 2
Could an eco-friendly loan from California have global implications? In the second part of Share Radio's Special Report into so-called PACE loans, Matt Cox investigates why some of those familiar with the product believe it's set to trigger a new subprime lending crisis.
Guest:

Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

The Problem with PACE - Part 1

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

The Problem with PACE - Part 1
Could a green energy loan in a few US states have global implications? In a special report, Matt Cox investigates the worrying whispers surrounding "PACE" loans, the effect it's had on California, and why it matters to the wider world - even us Brits across the Atlantic.
Guest:

Matt Cox


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Nigel Cassidy

Companies vying to build nuclear power stations told to cut electricity prices

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Companies vying to build nuclear power stations told to cut electricity prices
Companies vying to build nuclear power stations in the UK have been told they must offer lower electricity prices than that approved for the Hinkley Point plant last year. Government officials have indicated that future projects will be expected to deliver a discount of at least 15-20% on the price of electricity from the £18bn Hinkley plant in Somerset - a settlement widely criticised for its high cost. To discuss this further, Dr Jenifer Baxter, Head of Energy and Environment at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast.
Guest:

Dr Jenifer Baxter


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Housing Madness

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

This is Money

This is Money: Housing Madness
Welcome to the This is Money and Share Radio Podcast, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. It’s housing madness this week as the Government finally unveiled its white paper aimed at fixing Britain’s “broken” housing market. Decisive action or damp squib? We take a closer look at what the proposals will mean and what exactly is going on with property and rental prices, which experts claim could rise at least 20% in the next four years. Unpacking all this Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard Straus. Plus a special guest appearance from Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce to reveal everything he learnt during an inside look at German discounter Aldi. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost in partnership with NS&I.
Guests:

Simon Lambert, Rachel Rickard-Straus, Lee Boyce


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: A Stressful Week

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

This is Money

This is Money: A Stressful Week
Welcome to the This is Money and Share Radio podcast, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. It’s been quite a stressful week both real and imagined. The UK banking system was put through its paces in the Bank of England’s stress test which simulated a range of disaster scenarios from crashing house prices to rising unemployment. The biggest failure proved to be the majority tax payer owned RBS, whilst it was ‘must try harder’ for Barclays and Standard Chartered. Unfortunately not all this week’s stresses have been virtual though and rising fuel prices contributed to the collapse of GB Energy affecting 160,000 customers. When it comes to finding a new supplier there’s certainly plenty of choice at least as more and more smaller firms spring up- so just what is going on with Britain’s energy market? Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce to find out. Also this week they look at the scams tricking people out of personal data and gig tickets as well as the meaty issue of what else is in the new plastic fiver. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost in partnership with NS&I.
Guests:

Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Nigel Cassidy

How has the natural gas market been affected by the Opec deal?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

How has the natural gas market been affected by the Opec deal?
Oil prices are sitting at their highest level in a year. For now, financial markets seem convinced the Opec cartel's new deal to limit global crude production will stick. Motoring organisations have already warned petrol prices may rise by 9p a litre, adding about £5 to the average cost of filling up a car. But what of Oil's cousin, natural gas. How has the market for that been affected? Matt Cox has been hearing from Edgar van der Meer, Senior Analyst at industry specialists NRG Expert.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Edgar van der Meer


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Nigel Cassidy

Energy expert Peter Bild on OPEC deal to cut production

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Energy expert Peter Bild on OPEC deal to cut production
OPEC has reached a deal to cut oil supplies for the first time since the global financial crisis in 2008, prices are expected to rise above $50 a barrel as countries with large oil reserves like Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies accepted big reductions in production. OPEC decided to cut 1.2m barrels a day to about 32.5m b/d for six months from early 2017 after six hours of talks in Vienna. Our energy expert in Vienna Peter Bild joined the show to discuss.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, Peter Bild


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Sue Dougan

Money Saving Expert: Megan French joins us to discuss the week's best deals.

Sue Dougan
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Saving Expert: Megan French joins us to discuss the week's best deals.
Consumer writer Megan French from Money Saving Expert gives some advice for those affected by the collapse of GB Energy as well as discussing the pros and cons of PayPal for online Christmas shopping. Plus we have a roundup of the best deals the team have found this week.
Guest:

Megan French


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