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Gas Goes Green plans for 2021

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has published the details of the work that will be delivered through its Gas Goes Green programme this year....

NZ based Marvel Labs joins Octopus Energy

Wellington based Marvel Labs has announced the sale of Configurable - an advanced energy retail pricing system for a smart grid world - to...

BT Group sources 100% renewable electricity from Total

Total Gas & Power will supply BT Group with 100% renewable electricity for three years from April 2022. A mix of renewable sources will...

Gas grid companies plot course to Britain’s first hydrogen town

Britain’s gas grid companies have today set out their plans to deliver the UK’s first hydrogen town by 2030, in a major new blueprint...

Electricity tariff that gets cheaper when it’s windy

Octopus Energy has acquired its first two own-brand wind turbines, the move is accompanied by the launch of the world's first local time-of-use wind...

Record-breaking 2020 becomes greenest year for Britain’s electricity

2020 was the greenest year on record for Britain’s electricity system, with average carbon intensity – the measure of CO2 emissions per unit of...

Approval of the modified access rules for the BritNed interconnector

BritNed Development Limited (BDL) submitted modified Access Rules for the BritNed interconnector to the Authority on 10 December 2020. The Access Rules set out...

eEnergy Group to acquire Beond Group

eEnergy Group, an Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service (EEaaS) business, has conditionally agreed to acquire Beond Group, a renewable energy consulting and procurement business that helps organisations...

New webinar: what The Energy White Paper means for your businesses

This year has seen sustainability take centre stage, with the government announcing a new ‘10-point plan’ for a green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Yü Group acquires gas supply book

Yü Group, supplier of gas, electricity and water to the UK businesses, has announced the acquisition of the business customer book of an undisclosed...

H21: making the hydrogen switchover happen

For a large gas distribution operator like Northern Gas Networks (NGN), keeping its millions of customers going is the number one priority. Examining the...

Testing times for gas, as Covid crisis and carbon targets force changes

The Covid pandemic has thrown up unprecedented challenges for the gas sector, and that is the topic that Eddie Proffitt, technical director of the...
capacity market agreements set between £5-£10/kW

Business energy switches up 17% during lockdown with price trumping decarbonisation

Love Energy Savings reports a surge of +17% in business energy switches during the UK COVID-19 lockdown period, in comparison to the same period...

Are corporate PPAs the key to unlocking green energy?

Alongside battery storage that helps tackle the intermittency of solar and wind power generation, and more sophisticated networks that can deal with different levels...

Covid impact on demand puts pressure on electricity prices

What will happen to electricity prices in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic? And what can users do to prepare for the impacts? These...

“The time is now”

Scottish Power’s Danny Parr on the need to step up the energy transition. Among the changes brought about by the Covid-19 crisis, there is a...

CMA tells water companies ‘manage your energy bills’ as it rejects option to recoup...

A decision by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will force major energy buyers in the water sector to take a more active approach to...

Total acquires Ørsted’s UK B2B customer portfolio

Total has signed an agreement to purchase the majority of Ørsted’s UK business to business gas and electricity customer base.  Total has agreed to...

After Bristol Energy, Yü CEO eyes more buys

Yü Group CEO Bobby Kalar is planning more acquisitions, having taken on Bristol Energy last month. The firm’s share priced climbed 20 per cent in...

Balancing services task force: Everyone should pay based on power consumption

All final demand customers should pay grid balancing charges that are based on a set £/MWh basis, according to the Balancing Services Charges Task...