French-owned EDF Energy has announced that it will be reducing the cost of its gas supply, but raising the cost of its electricity, as of next year.
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.
The chairman of renewables focused energy provider Ecotricity has just announced a large investment into what he believes could be a major source of energy for the UK and the rest of the world – gas produced from grass.
Independent research has shown that over the past month, five of the UK’s Big Six energy providers have increased prices for their cheapest tariffs by more than 15%.