Investors’ sun splash for solar, as Octopus, Atrato and NESF flare big cash

Amid finally nippy autumnal weather, solar electricity in the UK today basked under the cool, clear skies of a continuing investment boom. As UK solar...

Speedster SSE accelerates Net Zero programme, commits £ 12.5 billion by 2026

Generator-retailer SSE pressed its pedal heavily to the environmental metal today, committing £12.5 billion from identified resources by 2026, on the way to attaining...

Crisis latest:  Wholesale gas & electricity prices trend upwards, as Social Energy Supply &...

Pressure on wholesale gas and electricity prices intensified this week, as two more exiting licensees brought this year's toll of failed UK power suppliers...

Yü Group appointed as supplier of last resort for Ampower’s customers

Yü Group, the independent supplier of gas, electricity and water to the UK corporate sector, has been appointed by Ofgem as Supplier of Last...

Orbit Energy heads Ofgem’s hunt for unpaid FiT levies

Ofgem has issued five suppliers with provisional orders compelling them to pay a total of £575,000 now for Feed-in Tariff (FiT) payments outstanding since...

MAST’s 9 MW Derbyshire back-up plant now serving Statkraft

Reserve power operator MAST Energy Developments has greenlit its first UK plant, the 9 MW gas-fired generator at Pyebridge, near Alfreton, Derbyshire, ready to...

Green hydrogen “cheaper now than grey” say analysts, as Getech eyes Shoreham as H2...

Soaring gas prices have rendered green hydrogen cheaper now in the UK than its grey, methane-based sister, analysts have claimed. London-based consultancy ICIS calculate that...

Shell moves single HQ to London, drops ‘Royal Dutch’

Fossil fuel supermajor Shell today announced proposals for its slimmed down structure, including a single headquarters and tax residence in Britain. Subject to approval sought...

Windel and Canadian Solar eye a further 1.5 GW of UK battery projects

For the second time in less than a year, British renewables developer Windel Energy and integrated module manufacturer Canadian Solar have teamed up to...

Holyrood consults on green H2, as bank warns world “50% short of electrolyser capacity...

The world will fall short by as much as half in the electrolyser capacity it needs to meet by 2030 the planet's green hydrogen...

Construction firm Multiplex to build own UK solar farm for dedicated PPA

International green building contractor Multiplex today pledged itself to the building of a new 15 MWp UK solar farm, as part of its plan...

National Grid ESO to digitise Britain’s energy system and advance the transition to net...

National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has launched, in what it claims is a world-first, a programme to build a digital replica of the...

Ofgem to consult in November on Price Cap reform

Britain’s energy regulator will consult in November on reform to the Price Cap mechanism regulating energy sales to 15 million UK domestic consumers. Ofgem wrote...

MA Energy defaults from Balancing & Settlement Code

London-based business power retailer MA Energy has reportedly defaulted out of Elexon’s Balancing & Settlement Code, meaning it cannot take on further customers. Elexon’s removal...

“Scrap the price cap”, urges Scottish Power’s boss

The boss of a major UK energy generator-retailer has called for the scrapping of Ofgem’s price cap on domestic power bills. Interviewed by the BBC,...

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,...

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...