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...

GB power prices to remain high, despite drop in short-term forecasts: Cornwall

​​​​​​Analysts Cornwall Insight have cut their short-term power market price forecast by 12%, with average costs for 2024 now predicted to be £113 per...

NG’s community fund shares £5 million on fuel poverty advice

More than 700 grassroots organisations are sharing £5 million of funding to tackle fuel poverty this winter, thanks to National Grid Electricity Distribution’s Community...

Why the voice of Third Party Intermediaries (TPIs) needs to be heard

By Anthony Ainsworth, Chief Operating Officer at npower Business Solutions Earlier this year, we launched our second Business Energy Tracker. This revealed the views of...

Launch of JellyFish Energy sees supplier focus on a tech-driven approach

New supplier Jellyfish Energy’s investment in technical innovation allows a streamlined offering for self-service, multi-property customers and back-office. As the market moves towards a...

Ofgem probes energy brokers’ fees & suppliers’ complaints handling

Britain’s power regulator has launched a six-week consultation seeking business users’ views on services delivered by third-party energy brokers, including fees charged. Also under scrutiny...

Green power surge: Britain’s cleanest power grid ever

A surge in renewable electricity has helped the UK achieve its cleanest power grid on record, with carbon emissions falling to an all-time quarterly...

Weather-Based Power Indices: Optimising renewable energy risk management in a changing climate

Power prices and Renewable production are difficult to project over months and years. New Power Quanto indices help coping with the capture price risk,...

Talking Power podcast launches – The state of the energy market and the journey...

Talking Power is a podcast series focused on the future of energy and decarbonisation from the perspective of UK businesses. Hosted by The Energyst’s...

Lightsource BP pre-funds Spanish solar farms, targetting SMEs with a grouped PPA

British-based international solar developer Lightsource BP is launching Europe’s first raft of multi-buyer power purchasing agreements (PPAs) serving small and medium sized firms. Half-owned since...

Co-op primes 15 year divi from Yorkshire solar farm

Britain’s biggest co-operative society the Co-op has signed a 15 year power purchase deal to draw all the output from a Yorkshire solar farm. The...

Ofgem lifts price cap 5% to £1,928, blames wholesale market instability

Britain’s energy regulator confirmed market expectations this morning by increasing the dual fuel price cap with effect from January to £1,928 per year for...

OEM sets True path to out-performing market in commercial energy buys

Energy purchasing advisor Open Energy Market says its clients outperformed the bulk of commercial energy users in 2023, achieving savings of 30.2% on electricity...

Teaching the fundamentals of a greener industrial future

 The growing importance of reducing the environmental impact of industry needs new ways of maintaining industrial productivity whilst minimising carbon emissions. In this Q&A,...