Small energy provider Green Energy UK has launched a new tariff, purporting to be the first of its kind, offering households electricity at different prices based on the time of day at which it is consumed.
A report published by Drax showed that Christmas day this year was the greenest ever recorded in the UK, with over 40% of the electricity generated on the day coming from renewable sources.
The high court has ruled against two campaign groups who sought to challenge the North Yorkshire county council’s decision to allow fracking to go ahead near the town of Kirby Misperton.
A report published by home services company Homeshift shows the extent of the problem of fuel poverty in the UK, despite the government having pledged back in 2000 to put an end to it by this year.
Andrew Wright, an Ofgem senior partner, has warned that the transition towards a more renewable energy mix nationwide may mean the introduction of a tiered system whereby households pay extra for a more reliable energy supply.
National Grid’s Gas Distribution arm has just signed an investment deal with Advanced Plasma Power, putting funds up to develop a new bio gas plant in Swindon.