The Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR), a back-up power scheme, that cost a total of £180m over its three year life span has ended without ever being used, according to a new report from the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit.
Helped by the closure of coal-fired power plants and simultaneous rollout of several renewable generating facilities, the UK’s carbon emissions have fallen to their lowest level since 1894, a new report from Carbon Brief has shown.
The world’s largest oil producing nation is embarking on a major renewables development project that should ultimately see close to 10GW of capacity created over the next 8 years.
Centrica, British Gas’ Spanish parent company, has announced that it will be launching a new unit dedicated to the funding and ‘incubating’ of energy related tech start-ups.
A letter penned by the head of cross-party lobby group calling on the Government to heed the advice of a recent report and push ahead with the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon protect has been co-signed by 107 MPs.
The proposed price cap for energy customers with prepayment meters will come into effect in April, saving customers an average of £80 a year, according to Ofgem.