The £9bn extra cost of smart meters that will wipe out all the savings we were told we’d make
The cost of installing smart meters in homes across Britain … Read moreRead more.
A top strategist compared money management to running a nuclear power station
A top strategist and warned an accident is already unfolding in slow motion … Read moreRead more.
Valero’s Milford Haven refinery to get £127m power plant
Plans for a £127m power plant to provide electricity for a … Read moreRead more.
Richest UK households ‘should pay more to fund clean energy’
Government-funded researchers urge change in way clean energy is funded … Read moreRead more.
Gas supply warning continues amid icy weather
National Grid has said its first “gas deficit warning” for eight years … Read moreRead more.
Smart power Fresh winds are blowing
In many places in the developed world, it’s taken for granted that at the flick of a switch … ReadRead more.
Biofuel production could be boosted with ancient insect enzymes
A University of York study has opened up the possibility to use the abilities … Read moreRead more.
Plans for a floating wind farm off the Pembrokeshire coast
It’s being proposed as a way to help the infant wave energy industry … Read moreRead more.
More cities powered by renewable energy, data shows
The number of cities getting at least 70% of their total electricity … Read moreRead more.
Brexit blamed by Stockport smart meter firm intending to axe 288 staff
A company that makes smart meters for British Gas is planning to shed 288 of 601 jobs … Read moreRead more.
Weatherwatch: floating windfarms prove their worth
Potential for floating windfarms is huge, as many countries have windy sites close to shore ,,, Read moreRead more.
Study into hydrogen powered ferry for Western Isles
A ferry powered by hydrogen manufactured by community-owned wind turbines… Read moreRead more.
Ikea encourages British households to switch to a green energy tariff with promise of up to £300 annual savings
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has partnered with a collective energy switching firm … Read moreRead more.
Renewables produced enough energy in 2017 to power Britain for the whole of 1958
The amount of renewable power produced in 2017 could have powered Britain … Read moreRead more.
Smart meter roll out needs ‘round the clock’ work
It will be some time before smart meters are made available to every UK household … Read moreRead more.
We spy trouble: Even GCHQ is worried about smart meters say experts who fear a Trojan horse-style cyber attack
Computer experts are warning that the Government’s roll-out of a new type of smart energy meter … Read moreRead more.
Debate: Will the BEIS committee’s proposed cap on energy prices benefit consumers?
Will the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committee’s proposed cap … Read moreRead more.
Gazprom seeks arbitration in claim against Uniper over gas price
Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Wednesday it has lodged a claim against German energy … Read moreRead more.
Energy companies stripped of price cap appeal by MPs
Major energy suppliers may be stripped of the right to challenge … Read moreRead more.
Half of households don’t want a smart meter
When asked: “Would you get a smart meter?” Of the 1,552 people who voted … Read moreRead more.
Giant offshore solar farm to be built by the Dutch
The Netherlands will construct an offshore solar farm, which is expected to start providing power … Read moreRead more.
Here is why there are huge inflatable hearts floating above Battersea Power Station
Keep an eye out for Chubby Hearts floating across Battersea Power Station … Read moreRead more.
Wind farms make up all EU’s net power growth
The boom in wind farms across the European Union has single-handedly driven the net growth … Read moreRead more.
Shell takes on Big Six energy giants
Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to take on the Big Six energy suppliers … Read moreRead more.
New energy investment favours mini power plants after cheapest ever auction
Britain’s much-needed investment in new power plants will favour … Read moreRead more.
Oil pipeline shutdown hits UK industrial output
The shutdown of a major oil pipeline in the North Sea has triggered a bigger-than-expected drop … Read moreRead more.
Wind farm near Hawick heads to public inquiry
A date has been set for a public inquiry into a wind farm near Hawick … Read moreRead more.
National Grid: ‘Involvement in flexible grid tech surges forward’
Participation and involvement in demand side flexibility (DSF) technologies is increasingly steadily… Read moreRead more.
Dutch gas producer NAM halts production at Loppersum in Groningen field
Dutch gas producer NAM on Friday said it had halted all production … Read moreRead more.
Is your power bill about to increase? Warnings that energy prices could soar by $430 in the next year
Australians could see their bills to power and heat their homes rise … Read moreRead more.
In-depth: Renewables are ‘key’ to lower UK industrial electricity prices
Onshore wind is key to securing lower industrial electricity prices for the UK … Read moreRead more.
ScottishPower announces scholarships for bright sparks
ScottishPower has announced 16 new Masters Scholarships for the energy … Read moreRead more.
UPDATE 2-Oil and gas producer Chesapeake cuts 13 percent of workforce
UPDATE 2-Oil and gas producer Chesapeake cuts 13 percent of workforce … Read moreRead more.
SSE loses 40,000 customers and continues npower talks
Big Six energy supplier SSE lost 40,000 customers over the past three months … Read moreRead more.
Corvex nominates four directors to Energen’s board
Activist investor Corvex Management LP said on Wednesday … Read moreRead more.
Energy firms SSE and Npower in talks with competition watchdog over planned merger amid concerns it will drive up prices
Energy firms SSE and Npower are in talks with the competition watchdog … Read moreRead more.
Why Natural Gas Prices Just Tanked
The NYMEX February natural gas contract expired Monday at $3.63 per MMBtu … Read moreRead more.
UK power capacity auction for 2018/19 clears at 5-10 pounds kW/year – national grid
Britain secured 10.66 gigawatts of backup electricity capacity for 2018/2019 … Read moeRead more.
Independent energy group Ovo to be probed over bills by regulator Share
Ovo Energy will be investigated over readings it gave for the winter 2016-17 … Read moreRead more.
Small investors stung by collapse of Future Energy
Small investors pumped more cash into an ailing power supplier … Read moreRead more.
Going Green – Dylan Compton, British GasRead more.
What the future holds – Gab Barbaro, British GasRead more.
Business Development – Mark Emery, British GasRead more.
Murphy lands £13m National Grid deal
Murphy and Sons Ltd has been awarded a £13m design and build contract by National Grid … Read moreRead more.
Independent energy retailers: sink or swim?
Utility Week rounds up some of the newest additions to the energy retail market … Read moreRead more.
National Grid may fight regulator over Hinkley Point proposals
Britain’s transmission giant hit out at the energy regulator after Ofgem revealed plans to cut the … Read moreRead more.
National Grid attacks Ofgem over Hinkley
The energy regulator believes that by lowering the cost of capital that National Grid … Read moreRead more.
NATIONAL GRID TEAM ARE UK’S MOST VALUABLE WORKERS
Generating almost £350,000 profit per employee per year, the National Grid’s employees … Read moreRead more.
Centrica pumps out 3,000th CHP unit
Centrica Business Solutions has started production of its 3,000th combined heat and power (CHP) unit… Read moreRead more.
Rolls-Royce restructuring will see sell off of oil and gas supply unit
Shares in Rolls-Royce rose sharply on Wednesday after the engine maker announced … Read moreRead more.
Thieves cut electricity supply during burglary
Planning applications have been submitted to Kilkenny County Council in Ireland for … Read moreRead more.
Electricity supply cut at Armagh service station during burglary
The electricity supply at a service station is believed … Read moreRead more.
GPO, G2X and CFEn announce natural gas supply contract
The plant will be constructed by GPO in Topolobampo, Sinaloa … Read moreRead more.
Dutch regulator to advise on Groningen gas production in two weeks
The Dutch gas regulator will decide within two weeks … Read moreRead more.
Dutch firm calls for gas production cut after Groningen quake
An earthquake this week prompted Dutch gas company … Read moreRead more.
Dutch government won’t decide on cuts at Groningen until March – report
The Dutch government will not make public any … Read moreRead more.
Dutch gas company NAM proposes cutting production at Groningen
Dutch gas company NAM will propose reducing production … Read moreRead more.
Big data ‘boosts oil and gas production’
The big data revolution is boosting offshore oil and gas production… Read moreRead more.
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.