New proposals from energy regulator Ofgem could see homes and businesses pay extra charges for generating their own electricity. Continue Reading
Across the EU, more than 45,000 major firms are at risk of EU fines over a lack of compliance to new directives regarding energy wastage. Continue Reading
We flip on a light, plug in a device, flick on a gas cooker to make dinner, and never consider how the energy needed for those activities has reached our sockets and switches. Continue Reading
According to new figures released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS), the share of the UK’s energy production held by renewable methods hit 30.1% in the first quarter of 2018, a quarterly record. This was 4% higher than the first quarter of 2017. Continue Reading
British Gas, a subsidiary of Centrica and one of the UK’s Big Six energy providers, announced its plans to impose an electricity price hike on September 15th of this year. The 12.5% increase will soon affect an estimated 3.1 million customers.
A private developer is to build a 150 mile cable under the Channel capable of carrying up to 2 gigawatts of electricity between the UK and France, matching the amount already transferred through existing interconnectors.
National Grid have announced the appointment of John Pettigrew as their new chief executive. However, Steve Holliday, the outgoing head, has said that the upcoming winter will be a “tight” one.
David Cameron has set up a top-level meeting with some of the most prominent figures in his government in order to tackle the growing concern over the country’s energy supply.