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Octopus now officially UK’s No 1 electricity supplier, deflates B Gas

Only eight years after starting up, Octopus Energy is now the UK's biggest power supplier, official figures just released reveal. Greg Jackson’s bouncy renewables-to-heat pumps...

Sam’s vision: Midcounties teams with Big Solar Co-op to trim 5% from power bill

A store manager's initiative has led to one of Britain’s biggest co-operatively owned retailers partnering with The Big Solar Co-op in quest of cheaper,...

Co-op collects divi from ScottishPower’s solar PPA

Energy-to-food-to-burials supplier the Co-op Group has signed a PPA – power purchase agreement - to source electricity for its stores, funeral homes and depots...

RWE signs first UK solar PPA, commits Notts & Northhants farms to Kerry Group

German energy leviathan RWE, a leading power producer in the UK, has signed its first solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in Britain. Benefitting for at...

npower offers cash to community groups in Midlands and Yorks

Leading energy supplier npower Business Solutions has launched a new community fund, designed to support projects improving the environment, encouraging responsible business and supporting...

Consumer champion presses minister to help 500k heat networked homes

As Ofgem's latest price cap sends average household energy bills to their lowest level in two years, a consumer body is sounding the alarm...

Government offers c.£400m. British Industry Supercharger to level field for energy-intensive industries

Around 370 businesses in energy intensive industries employing an estimated 400,000 workers are set to benefit from lower costs as a result of the...

Octopus brings 1.3 million Shell customers on board in record time

Octopus Energy has beaten its own record for customer adoption, successfully migrating all of Shell Energy’s 1.3 million customers onto its systems in record...

Ofgem names best and worst home energy suppliers for first time

Energy regulator Ofgem has published the latest results of its annual Energy Consumer Satisfaction survey. For the first time it names the best and...

Judge rules global energy supplier hid broker commission

Energy claims specialist has helped recover thousands of pounds for a small amusement arcade business, after leading energy supplier Engie was found liable in...

Peel & E.ON start work at Liverpool Docks on UK’s ‘biggest rooftop solar install’

Ports operator Peel Group is partnering with its power supplier E.ON to install what they expect to be Britain’s biggest roof-mounted solar PV system. The...

Join The Energyst at the MEUC Spring Conference & Exhibition

Join us and transform your utility management journey at Buying and Using Utilities Live, The Major Energy Users (MEUC’s) Spring Conference and Exhibition, taking...

Stagecoach in Oxford receives first of 55 new electric buses

Stagecoach has received the first vehicle in a delivery of 55 next-generation battery-electric double-decker Alexander Dennis buses for its operations in Oxford. The zero-emission Enviro400EVs,...

Jaguar goes big on solar, seeks a quarter of its power from on-site arrays

Car maker Jaguar Land Rover is pushing ahead with ambitions to meet over a quarter of its electricity needs from self-developed renewables assets, sourcing...

Football Association & E.ON ally to decarb soccer’s grassroots

The Football Association and energy supplier E.ON today announced a new long-term partnership to support grassroots amateur football in England with a new decarbonisation...

EDF plugs in to market-leading PV & battery deal

Nuclear-to-renewables power supplier EdF has signed one of Britain’s biggest energy management deals, optimising revenues from a solar 66MWp farm and a 50MW grid-scale...

Amazon backs Moray West & Ocean Winds with 473MW PPA

Data colossus Amazon has signed a corporate power purchase agreement with ENGIE, increasing its share of output from developer Ocean Winds’ Moray West venture...

Standing charges are suppliers’ stealth tax on SMEs, trade body charges

Too many energy retailers are using rocketing standing charges as a ruse to inflate bills for small firms, according to lobbyists at the Federation...

Two million “will disconnect from energy” this winter because they can’t afford to top...

New analysis from Citizens Advice has found that more than two million people across the UK will disconnect from their gas and electricity this...

NatWest’s app help small firms control energy costs

Banking giant NatWest is offering a digital tool to help the UK’s 5.5 million small businesses save on their energy bills and cut carbon...