Small supplier Economy Energy has collapsed just days after regulator Ofgem banned it from taking on new customers for three months. The ban came following a string of customer service complaints. Continue Reading
UK Charities have the opportunity to bid for part of £2.5m in order to support vulnerable energy customers. Continue Reading
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Last year, the amount of energy produced in the UK using renewable means was equal to the total amount of energy used by the whole country in 1958.
Oil and gas giant Shell is to attempt to break into the UK domestic energy market by entering into a purchase agreement for independent supplier First Utility.
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.
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.
A combination of various factors serving to limit energy generated from plants in several European countries could push up domestic prices, households have been warned.
Enappsys, a business that monitors the UK energy market, has warned that high demand and tight supply could lead to power shortages next winter, potentially driving up prices for consumers.
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.