Existing energy customers barred from cheapest deals (2.10.2016)
Four of the UK’s largest energy companies have been … Read moreRead more.
Hinkley Point contract is signed (30.9.2016)
The government and French energy giant EDF have signed … Read moreRead more.
First US shale gas arrives at Ineos plant in Scotland (27.9.2016)
The first shipment of US shale gas is arriving in Scotland amid … Read moreRead more.
Opec plans fresh oil price talks says energy minister (26.9.2016)
Oil producers in the Opec group of countries will make another attempt … Read moreRead more.
Li Ka-shing planning bid for stake in National Grid gas unit – FT (26.9.2016)
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is preparing to bid for a majority stake in British electricity grid … Read moreRead more.
Npower and Scottish Power are in trouble over complaints again (26.9.2016)
The energy sector could probably rival the railways for the title of the … Read moreRead more.
Two Chinese consortiums bidding for National Grid’s UK gas distribution business, says report (26.9.2016)
Two Chinese consortiums are reportedly bidding to acquire a controlling 51% stake … Read moreRead more.
E.On pays £3.1m compensation for missed appointments (22.9.2016)
Energy firm E.On is paying a total of £3.1m after it missed appointments with … Read moreRead more.
Aberthaw power station pollution ‘too high’, EU court rules (22.9.2016)
The UK government has failed to limit pollution emissions from Aberthaw power station … Read moreRead more.
Retail U.S. gas prices still rising as Colonial repairs continue (20.9.2016)
Gasoline prices in the southeastern United States kept rising on Monday after a more than weeklong … Read moreRead more.
Energy bills could rise by 43 per cent (20.9.2016)
Nine of the deals which expire on 30 September will result in higher bills … Read moreRead more.
Millions could see energy bills cut after inquiry finds prices are too high (10.03.2016)
Families have been paying £1.2bn a year too much for gas and electricity as Big Six energy companies… Read moreRead more.
Millions could see cut in energy bills (10.03.2016)
Millions of low-income households could see power bills cut after a watchdog’s report into the UK’s energy sector… Read moreRead more.
UK power supplies enough for winter, says National Grid (16.10.2015)
Britain has enough gas and electricity to ensure there will be no blackouts through … Read moreRead more.
Grangemouth operator Ineos buys North Sea fields (12.10.2015)
Twelve North Sea gas fields have been sold by the Russian oligarch who bought them earlier this year… Read moreRead more.
Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point (8.10.2015)
Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even … Read moreRead more.
Centrica uses new drilling technique in Norwegian sector (7.10.2015)
Centrica has been given the go-ahead by Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority … Read moreRead more.
Russia energy min: discounted gas price for Ukraine in Q4 around $230 (7.10.2015)
Oct 3 Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday that the discounted… Read moreRead more.
CMA throws out £1.4bn British Gas complaint over network costs (7.10.2015)
Competition watchdog rejects majority of energy giant’s complaint against Ofgem price control… Read moreRead more.
Winter gas prices cheap – Y report (29.09.2015)
Gas prices for winter 2015 are cheap, according to Inenco’s Y report… Read moreRead more.
Northern Ireland Electricity renamed NIE Networks (29.09.2015)
Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) has added ‘Networks’ to its name, following a survey which found that… Read moreRead more.
Shell stops Arctic activity after ‘disappointing’ tests (29.09.2015)
Royal Dutch Shell has stopped Arctic oil and gas exploration off the coast … Read moreRead more.
‘Lottery’ of energy customer service (29.09.2015)
Consumers are facing a “customer service lottery” among energy companies … Read moreRead more.
U.K. Tries to Kick-Start Shale Gas With Planning Speedup (14.08.2015)
The U.K. said it will fast-track planning applications for shale gas in a bid to tap fuel resources that couldRead more.
Fracking bids to be fast-tracked (13.08.2015)
Shale gas planning applications are to be fast-tracked under new government measures to crack down on councils that delay onRead more.
Shell Arctic drilling ‘risky’ – ex-BP boss Lord Browne (13.08.2015)
Drilling for oil in the Arctic may harm Shell’s reputation and cost it dear, the former BP boss Lord BrowneRead more.
Adani’s Australian coal prospects in doubt (10.08.2015)
An Australian court’s decision last week to overturn approval for a giant coal mine in Queensland… Read moreRead more.
Centrica pulls back exploration (6.08.2015)
The past two years have been tough for energy supplierCentrica (CNA)… Read moreRead more.
Oil and gas production to increase, says industry body (6.08.2015)
Oil and gas production is set to rise for the first time in 15 years, according to provisional figures… ReadRead more.
British Gas slammed for failing to pass on energy savings (8.05.2015)
Consumers have been urged to shop around for the best energy prices as British Gas was criticised for failing toRead more.
Calls to switch energy provider as British Gas reveals ‘shocking’ profits (5.08.2015)
News of the bumper profits enjoyed by British Gas – they doubled in the first six months of 2015… ReadRead more.
Lower energy bills will be good news for tenants (5.08.2015)
Tenants throughout Central Fife are set to benefit from lower energy bills soon as new energy supply company- Our Power-Read more.
British Gas owner Centrica cuts 6,000 jobs (31.07.2015)
Energy firm Centrica has said it will cut 6,000 jobs as it reported a doubling of profits at its BritishRead more.
EDF loses 266,000 UK customer accounts (31.07.2015)
EDF lost 266,000 UK customer accounts in the past year as more consumers chose to switch their gas and electricityRead more.
Britain acts to curb renewable subsidies to rein in spiralling energy bills (30.07.2015)
Last week’s announcement by Britain’s energy and climate secretary Amber Rudd on curbing subsidies could well be the high waterRead more.
SSE buys stake in North Sea gas field from Total for £565m (30.07.2015)
Energy firm SSE has announced it is buying a minority stake in French oil and gas giant Total’s West ofRead more.
Coal gas firm Cluff defends lobbying (30.07.2015)
The company which wants to use coal seams beneath the Forth to produce gas has defended writing to ministers aboutRead more.
British Gas: the lone wolf of price cuts (29.07.2015)
British Gas, the UK’s largest energy supplier, broke ranks this summer, announcing a five per cent cut in gas prices,Read more.
Amber Rudd: UK will take climate action while keeping bills down (28.07.2015)
The UK Government has set a commitment to take action on climate change while keeping energy bills down for consumers…Read more.
Electricity blackouts risk up, says National Grid (28.07.2015)
The risk of blackouts this winter has increased compared with a year ago, according to National Grid… Read moreRead more.
Aveva to cut exposure to oil and gas markets with reverse takeover (27.07.2015)
Engineering software specialist Aveva today saw its shares soar 27% after agreeing to a £1.3billion “reverse takeover” … Read moreRead more.
Achieve better business performance through energy efficiency (27.07.2015)
Could your business be more energy efficient? In a new article, produced exclusively for International Workplace… Read moreRead more.
Npower delays lead to free energy (23.07.2015)
Customers who have waited too long for energy firm Npower to deal with their complaints are to receive free energy…Read more.
Small scale solar energy subsidies set to end (23.07.2015)
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is consulting on plans that would see subsidies for some new solarRead more.
Can the Tado Smart Thermostat help cut your energy bills? (20.07.2015)
The Tado Smart Thermostat is a wi-fi connected thermostat that allows you to control and monitor your heating remotely …Read more.
What clean power is really doing to British energy bills (20.07.2015)
Is the UK running out of money for clean power, as reports suggested this week? No, not yet, and no,Read more.
Rise in energy bills a result of ‘ill-thought-out’ energy and climate policies (20.07.2015)
A report by think tank Policy Exchange argues the average household energy bill has risen by £120 over the pastRead more.
Government faces multi-billion pound black hole in budget to pay for clean energy supplies (20.07.0215)
The Government is facing a multi-billion pound black hole in its budget to pay for new clean energy supplies… ReadRead more.
British Gas cuts gas prices by 5% (20.07.2015)
British Gas has announced that it will reduce its standard gas tariff by 5%, saying the reduction would benefit 6.9mRead more.
Coal gas plan for Dee Estuary ‘on hold’ (19.07.2015)
Plans to burn coal seams underneath the Dee Estuary to provide gas have been put on hold by a mineralRead more.
British Gas boss Mark Hodges: We want to be competitive (19.07.2015)
The new managing director of British Gas has told the BBC why the company is dropping its gas prices forRead more.
Budget 2015: Green energy companies hit as Chancellor slashes renewables subsidies (15.07.2015)
Drax and Infinis shares plunge as Chancellor is accused of “punitive” attack on renewables companies… Read moreRead more.
Plaid pledge to meet electricity needs from renewable energy (15.07.2015)
Wales could meet its electricity needs from renewable energy sources within 20 years, Plaid Cymru has said… Read moreRead more.
UK spare electricity capacity to fall this winter (15.07.2015)
The risk of blackouts this winter has increased compared with a year ago, according to National Grid… Read moreRead more.
Seize power! How to cut your energy bills by switching your supplier (14.07.2015)
Energy customers are paying too much for their gas and electricity and should switch provider regularly… Read moreRead more.
‘Goldilocks’ energy price limit doesn’t bear scrutiny (14.07.2015)
Two cheers for the Competition and Markets Authority’s provisional findings in its energy market investigation… Read moreRead more.
Electricity company to ‘share profits’ with customers (12.07.2015)
New electricity supplier Open Electric announced plans on Thursday to launch itself into the region’s competitive electricity market… Read moreRead more.
GDNs must ‘share knowledge’ on innovation projects, National Grid urges (12.07.2015)
Gas distribution networks (GDNs) must share learning from innovation projects with one another to avoid duplication of research in certainRead more.
Centrica’s bosses feel the heat from investigation (11.07.2015)
The Competition and Markets Authority’s “remedies statement”, due for publication on Tuesday, won’t be pulling its punches… Read moreRead more.
Centrica announce Brigg power station will stay open (11.07.2015)
A NORTH Lincolnshire power station will stay open following a period of consultation. In was announced in February that Brigg PowerRead more.
British Gas tours sustainable dance competition across the UK (11.07.2015)
British Gas has teamed up with brand experience agency Because to deliver the finals of its British Gas Generation GreenRead more.
Grangemouth shale gas tank roof to be fitted (10.07.2015)
Work to complete the biggest shale gas tank in Europe is continuing at the petrochemical plant in Grangemouth… Read moreRead more.
Oil prices could fall further says International Energy Agency (10.07.2015)
Oil prices may have further to fall despite stabilising in recent months … Read moreRead more.
Energy customers ‘paying too much’ (7.7.2015)
Millions of energy customers have been “paying too much for their energy bills”… Read moreRead more.
Pre-pay meter energy users pay £226 a year more: Citizens Advice (6.07.2015)
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more… Read moreRead more.
Hot july to cut power supply in Europe as temperatures increase (2.07.2015)
The European hot spell that’s set to push temperatures in France to their highest in nine years may last throughoutRead more.
Fracking hell: the green war in progress (2.07.2015)
The ‘dash for gas’, based on North Sea gas, was a major reason the UK managed to reduce emissions inRead more.
Business solutions: smart energy is sustainable energy (2.07.2015)
Rounding up the energy debate, the experts suggest that pre-empting clean-energy legislation will earn early-adopter kudos and improve the bottomRead more.
Cheaper energy on the way, but it’s not all sunshine and rainbows (2.07.2015)
Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report… Read moreRead more.
Energy price rises ‘bright spot’ in commodity market (1.07.2015)
Rising energy prices have been positive for ETF investors focused on commodities recently, but rising geopolitical risk could provide additionalRead more.
Green Investment Bank to be part-privatised (1.07.2015)
The UK’s “green” bank, which invests in environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects, is to be part-privatised. Read moreRead more.
Britain’s big six energy firms face moment of truth (27.06.2015)
Ed Miliband’s pledge in 2013 to freeze energy bills and “reset” the market may feel like ancient history… Read moreRead more.
Call to cut pre-payment meter charges by Ofgem (26.06.2015)
Some energy suppliers charge customers up to £180 to install and remove pre-payment meters from homes… Read moreRead more.
Lancashire fracking decision postponed (26.06.2015)
A decision on whether to allow Cuadrilla to frack in Lancashire has been postponed until Monday…. Read moreRead more.
Winter gas price sets new record low but bills hold steady (25.06.2015)
The market price for gas this winter has hit record lows after losing almost half its value over the pastRead more.
E.ON cuts prepayment charges to match standard rates (25.06.2015)
E.ON has becomes the first of the large energy suppliers to offer prepayment meter users the same prices standard customersRead more.
Could collective switching be the way to get a better energy deal? (24.06.2015)
As supplier profits soar could joining together be the way to fight back? In today’s world of free markets and littleRead more.
New Energy Measures Bill launched to tap into £12bn efficiency savings (24.06.2015)
The UK could save £12bn a year by introducing new regulatory measures to boost local energy production and building efficiency…Read more.
Don’t fall for energy suppliers’ sneaky summer trick (24.06.2015)
Some of the cheapest energy deals end in the middle of summer leaving people on expensive tariffs when the temperaturesRead more.
Competition watchdog to call for energy price controls – and a ban on jacking up pre-payment meter charges (22.06.2015)
Price controls on the cost of energy look set to be put forward as a remedy to high prices byRead more.
Sturgeon tells Cameron to look again at “perverse” decision to scrap wind-farm subsidies (22.06.2015)
DAVID Cameron has been called on by Nicola Sturgeon to look again at the “perverse” decision to scrap public subsidiesRead more.
Earlier end to subsidies for new UK onshore wind farms (18.06.2015)
New onshore wind farms will be excluded from a subsidy scheme from 1 April 2016, a year earlier than expected.Read more.
George Osborne: get fracking or condemn Britain to higher energy bills (18.06.2015)
Britain must “get on with” fracking or else “condemn our country to higher energy bills” and fewer jobs, George OsborneRead more.
Planners back fracking but locals remain unconvinced (17.06.2015)
The Government believes Britain’s shale gas could be transformative – creating jobs, driving down energy prices and preserving an elementRead more.
Energy bills up 24% in six years (17.06.2015)
The average dual fuel bill has increased by 24% between 2009 and 2013. Latest figures from Ofgem reveal gas andRead more.
BP: Demand for energy ‘slowing’ (17.06.2015)
BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy said global energy consumption “slowed sharply” to an increase of just 0.9% in 2014.Read more.
Energy suppliers could wreck customers’ credit ratings if they make billing blunders as reports include utility bills for the first
Gas, electricity and water firms make up one in eight companies mentioned on credit reports, figures from credit agency ExperianRead more.
Amber alert: bills will go up and up (15.06.2015)
When a Cabinet minister hits the headlines by saying something flatly contradicted by her own department’s policy, on a hugeRead more.
The devices quietly running up your energy bills (15.06.2015)
Most of us know that to cut our energy bills we should turn things like televisions and computer monitors offRead more.
Billing bungles: is Co-op Energy the new npower? (14.06.2015)
Thousands of Co-operative Energy customers could face months of billing bungles and customer service failings following the supplier’s move toRead more.
Energy tariffs ending in June save by switching now! (14-06-2015)
Five fixed-rate energy tariffs will expire at the end of June, leaving households facing an increase of as much asRead more.
Smart meter rollout ‘needs private sector input’ (13.06.2015)
The UK-wide rollout of smart meters needs to be run by someone outside of government, the company set up toRead more.
Is the Govt.’s Smart Meter Rollout Blocking Consumers from Switching? (10.06.2015)
The national smart meter roll out is a government scheme that aims to see 26 million households across the UKRead more.
Boris Johnson confirms budget support for solar on London estate (10.06.2015)
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed that funding has been earmarked for a new phase of the RE:FIT programme,Read more.
British spot gas prices rose as demand for restocking increases (10.06.2015)
British spot gas prices rose on Wednesday in response to strong inventory restocking demand which followed a shut-down of theRead more.
Why energy bills are predicted to increase as summer temperatures rise (8.06.2015)
As a nation of weekend sun worshippers, we couldn’t be happier to see the rays shining through our windows andRead more.
2020 vision: STA unveils master plan to make solar cheaper than fossil fuels (8.05.2015)
The ‘Solar Independence Plan for Britain’, released today (8 June), details how the Tories can steer rooftop solar-generated electricity toRead more.
Power station group Drax cuts its electricity prices as weak gas markets continue to hit the Yorkshire based firm (8.06.2015)
Drax has continued to cut its electricity prices in a further sign that conditions remain difficult for one of Britain’sRead more.
Technology company takes a hit as work dries up (5.05.2015)
ANOTHER wave of low oil and gas prices has meant that Sheffield’s… Read moreRead more.
Is Political Risk Back At Centrica plc And SSE plc? (5.06.2015)
Investors in the big energy utilities Centrica (LSE: CNA) and SSE (LSE: SSE) were cock-a-hoop when the Conservatives won a surpriseRead more.