Cutting out the carb(on)s: developer un-wastes energy at Derby low-carbon food cluster

Supported by waste-to-energy innovators Veolia, industrial estate developers SmartParc are lightening the carbon load by 30,000 tonnes a year for a revolutionary food-processing complex...

Cornwall: 15 more months of price cap pain

The Israel-Hamas conflict, strikes at an LNG conversion plant in Australia & disruptions to the Finnish Balticonnector are among causes set to keep predicted...

Elexon runs scheme to save PPM customers £40 per year

A programme calculated to save the average household feeding a pre-payment electricity meter (PPM) the princely sum of £40 per year has been launched...

Good Energy debuts hourly-based matching for business customers

In an industry first, low carbon power pioneer Good Energy is stepping up its anti-greenwash campaign, launching to its enterprise customers current time-matched to...

Three year payback on PV system serving Yorkshire hospice

A 73 kWp solar photovoltaic system installed on a Pontefract hospice is set to save £20,000 a year on energy bills, paying for itself...

Ofgem finds £1.3m to advance NG innovations

Three National Grid-led projects developing electricity transmission and distribution network innovations will continue their work after securing £1.3 million for the next stage of...

“Watershed for affordability“, as Ofgem’s P415 opens up wholesale power market to flex providers

Ofgem is seeking dramatically to increase the number of energy market participants offering flexibility services, as a route to balancing power supplies and getting...

SME-to-SME trades of clean solar power ‘cuts bills by up to 90%’ on Suffolk...

Over 140 companies on an industrial estate in Mildenhall, Suffolk, reckon their local market trading low carbon electricity is slashing bills by between 20%...

SP Energy Networks pals with Piclo to primp end-to-end flex

SP Energy Networks has signed a two-year amity deal with platform provider Piclo to enable flex services using its independent marketplace, allowing flex providers...

Nearly half of teens plan to skip uni & seize green job instead, E.on...

Forty-six percent of Britain’s young people aged 16 to 24 plan to forego traditional college or university education, and opt for immediate jobs in...

Ofgem exempts homes of under-2s and “unsupported” over-75s from prepayment meters

Forced installation of prepayment meters will from November 8 be banned in homes of solo consumers aged 75 or older, or containing children aged...

Shell Energy inks deal to help Norsk Hydro strip carbon from UK ops

Shell Energy has sealed a sales deal with industrial combine Norsk Hydro intended to strip carbon from the client's operations. The three-year agreement will cover...

Trust us: Heat operator Kensa achieves registration for consumer protection scheme

Heat Trust, the consumer champion for customers purchasing energy from communal and district heat networks, has successfully registered its first networked heat pump site...

Off-peak electricity use & home generation could save billions in energy costs

New analysis from researchers at Cornwall Insight and Smart Energy GB has revealed the substantial cost-saving potential of household flexible electricity initiatives such as...

Leeds leads on solar parking: City opens UK’s first canopy-powered Park’n’Ride

How often does the sun shine on Yorkshire? With typical modesty, canny Leeds councilpersons may reckon the sun is the county’s gift to the...

Broke, and broker: 3 million SMEs suffer in contact with tariff intermediaries, Octopus poll...

A poll released today by Octopus Energy for Business finds approximately 3.2 million small businesses have emerged bruised in their dealings with energy tariff...

Hub, hub, hooray! Government offers SMEs tips to cut bills & carbon

The government launches today a service to help Britain’s 5.5 million SMEs save on their energy bills while reducing their carbon emissions. The UK Business...

British Gas’ nine-fold hike in profits sparks rage

Centrica. the parent of leading UK supplier British Gas Energy, today posted half year operating profits for 2023’s first six months of £2.1 billion,...

Ofgem’s reform broom: “sharp practice” curbs on business supply, capital thresholds for home retailers

Britain’s energy regulator today introduced its widest-ever raft of reforms in heat and power supply, aiming to lift standards of customer service, curbing sharp...

Octopus extends Zero Bill homes concept, aims for 10,000 by 2025

Britain’s second largest energy supplier has found a new partner in its dream to deliver 10,000 new energy bill-free homes before 2025. Octopus Energy is...