Drax rules out domestic energy retail, but keen to eat B2B suppliers’ lunch

Drax, owner of the UK's largest power station, sees further growth in energy retail and plans to take market share from incumbent business-to-business suppliers....

Blockchain – not the definitive article

Electron’s strategy director, Jon Ferris, explodes some of the myths surrounding blockchain’s security, scalability and energy consumption. The increasing media coverage of bitcoin may lead...

Renewable electricity helps Gatwick Airport achieve carbon neutrality

When Gatwick Airport renewed its contract with Haven Power it was in recognition of the supplier’s ability to manage their complex billing and support...

Small businesses: Five things to ask your energy broker

Former Utilitywise director Andrew Richardson manages an energy price comparison and switching platform for small firms. For businesses that still use brokers, he suggests...

Energi Mine plans ‘global peer-to-peer energy exchange’

Energi Mine is working on plans to launch “a global energy exchange that enables peer-to-peer trading” underpinned by blockchain. Chief executive Omar Rahim, a former...

Australia’s Origin takes £265m stake in Octopus Energy

Australia’s largest utility will pay £265m for a 20 per cent stake in Octopus Energy. It will pay £70m on completion and £195m in batches...

“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...

The changing face of energy: The Energyst Event

New event taking place 17th to 18th of April at National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham The full conference line-up has been officially announced for the inaugural...

ESB takes 75% control of So Energy

Irish state-owned electricity provider ESB has acquired a controlling 75% stake in rising energy supplier So Energy. The So Energy brand will be retained and its...

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...

Does it feel like energy is out of control at the moment?

Is your business a victim of the market turbulence? If the current energy market leaves you feeling out of control and at the whim of...