CRISIS LATEST: Colorado & Pure Planet latest to fail, as IEA spots oil following...

The continuing wholesale gas crisis has claimed its latest victims, with Ofgem today beginning its hunt to find a new provider for the quarter...

Crisis latest:  Energy users beg ‘holidaying’ Johnson to quell warring ministers

The global gas crisis’ impact on British industry intensified today, with representatives of one heavy energy-consuming sector calling for direct intervention from Prime Minister...

Latest edition of The Energyst available

The latest edition of The Energyst is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. The Energyst is now published monthly,...

Yorkshire co-op celebrates 5 years, pegs power prices for poor folk, pumps £20k into...

Amid unprecedented doubt and turmoil for energy consumers this week, one of the UK’s biggest power co-operatives provides reassurance, and a vision of localised,...

Kwarteng seeks to calm energy chiefs, as Price Cap’s architect calls for its overhaul

Beleaguered energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng won the support of Britain’s power bosses today, reassuring them that vulnerable consumers would be continue to be protected,...

Wholesale gas trades at record 355 pence per therm, as heavy users urge Johnson...

Britain’s steel, glass and other intensive energy purchasers are seeking urgent relief measures from the Johnson government, as wholesale markets surge to record prices...

Solar, plus zip: PV scoops Putin-esque 99.8% majority of SEG projects

The first fifteen months of Britain’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) for microgeneration projects saw solar PV take an overwhelming 99.8% share of projects registered,...

Conrad Energy signs 104MWh battery energy storage order with GE Renewable Energy  

Conrad Energy, the UK’s largest flexible power producer, and GE Renewable Energy are delighted to announce the signing of a major framework agreement for...

When fixed doesn’t mean fixed

Pozitive Energy customers with fixed price tariffs were surprised this week to receive a letter from the supplier announcing a price rise. This has...

Starmer: £ 28 billion every year to decarb Britain, plus a Clean Air...

Britain’s biggest opposition party has pledged to spend up to £ 28 billion every year this decade to  strip carbon out of the UK’s...

SSE pledges £153 million to enter offshore wind in Japan

SSE Renewables has allied with one of Japan's biggest wind power developers, to pursue offshore projects around the nation’s islands. The Perth-based generator-developer today said...

Morocco unbound: £16 billion green power pipe mooted to Devon giga-battery

British energy entrepreneurs Xlinks have unveiled ambitious plans to link solar and wind power generated in the Moroccan desert with UK power consumers via...

Al Gore’s fund buys 13% of Octopus Energy

An investment fund founded by former US vice president Al Gore has paid the equivalent of £483 million to take a 13% stake in...

Shell Energy to take over failed Green’s clients, as Octopus embraces Avro

Ofgem today announced it has struck deals with two big energy retailers willing to take over the customers of collapsed suppliers Avro and Green...

Developer Renewco launches with SSE’s blessing

A new clean power developer launched this week in Edinburgh, buoyed with £ 24 million worth of backing from industry giant SSE. Renewco Power, co-led...

Ecotricity advances acceptance date in Good Energy takeover battle

Green power entrepreneur Dale Vince today brought forward a decision deadline for investors in rival supplier Good Energy, in a move seen by some...

“Strip out gas to clean grid by 2035” – 13 big firms to Kwarteng

Major corporate energy users Thames Water, BT and the Co-op are among thirteen big employers today calling for 100% decarbonisation of Britain’s power by...

No new fields? By 2030, North Sea oil “could be slowing to halt”, OGA...

Developments today threaten to deepen the gloom, both long- and short-term, around the global crisis affecting Britain’s gas prices: oil and gas regulator the...

Drax targets 80% British sourcing of ‘world’s biggest’ BECCS project

Pellet-burning behemoth Drax is offering British suppliers the chance of contracts it values at ‘hundreds of millions of pounds’, in its bid to build...

CRISIS LATEST: BEIS mulls windfall tax for gas profiteers. Two suppliers quit. Analysts warn...

Turmoil in the prices paid for Britain’s wholesale and retail gas is likely to continue deep into 2022, a leading analysis firm predicted today,...