Small businesses missing out on energy savings

New research reveals that while small business owners are concerned about the price of utilities, more than half (52%) of SMEs - 2.54 million...

Former Utilitywise director Michael Dent joins Inprova Energy

Former Utilitywise and Total director Michael Dent is the new MD at consultancy Inprova Energy. The firm acquired brokers energyTEAM and ENER-G Procurement a year ago, a move...

Inenco: Energy supplier billing errors ‘costing UK firms half a billion pounds’

Inaccurate billing by energy suppliers is costing UK firms half a billion pounds a year, according to third party intermediary Inenco. The consultancy says that one...

‘Mega TPI’ Kinect buys Orchard Energy

TPI behemoth Kinect has added another 1,500 industrial and commercial businesses to its books with the acquisition of Orchard Energy. The firm, created last year...

National Grid issues gas warning, asks market to pull out stops

National Grid has issued a Gas Deficit Warning, an indication that demand is likely to outstrip supply. It is a signal to suppliers to make...

Yü Group posts big growth, eyes larger corporates and cross selling

Business energy supplier Yü Group posted 57% year-on-year profit increase for the six months to 30 June. Revenue increased 73%. Adjusted profit before tax stood...

Centrica Business profit up 900 per cent, challenges ahead

Centrica’s UK business division returned £40m profit in 2018, a 900% improvement after the collapse of 2017. The company shed a further 9 per cent...

Simec signs Mitsubishi Hitachi deal for Uskmouth waste power plant

Simec Atlantis’ plans to develop a 220MW power plant that burns paper, card and plastic at Uskmouth continue to advance. The Gupta-controlled firm has...

SSE business energy slumps to loss as bad debt bites

SSE’s business energy division slumped to an £18.5m loss for the year to 31 March, down from £51.6m profit the prior year. Electricity sales to...

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...

NGP webinar offers insight into cutting energy, carbon and cost using energy management systems

NGP is inviting the industry to engage with a free-to-attend webinar which demonstrates how its energy management systems ClearVUE can help businesses gain greater...

No new fields? By 2030, North Sea oil “could be slowing to halt”, OGA...

Developments today threaten to deepen the gloom, both long- and short-term, around the global crisis affecting Britain’s gas prices: oil and gas regulator the...

Kwarteng to ‘refresh’ Energy Retail Market Strategy

Hard on the heels of Ofgem’s financial stress tests taking effect next month on UK retailers, the government has said it will review its...

Request to Pay: how energy providers can better support consumers through the cost of...

Paul Walvik-Joynt, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Bill Pay Commercialisation, Mastercard explains how it's Request to Pay service connects buyers and sellers directly...

UK falls from EY’s podium of 40 most attractive nations for clean energy cash

Britain has dropped one place to fourth – behind Germany, - among 40 major economies ranked by global consultants EY in their latest RECAI...

Where we are and where we are headed

The UK energy market is being rushed through an enforced update because it has been neglected for the last fifteen years or so.  Today...

National Grid ‘delighted’ with demand response but warns over system tightness

National Grid is confident it has procured sufficient reserve capacity for the coming winter but has warned that margins will remain tight for the...

Trading standards and police raid BES Utilities and Commercial Power

National Trading Standards and Lancashire police last week raided the offices of business energy supplier BES Utilities and sister company Commercial Power in relation...

RWE-Engie tie-up talks: Reuters

Utility giants RWE and Engie are weighing potential tie-up options, according to newswire Reuters. German utility RWE owns Npower in the UK and has a...

Utility Warehouse sees further growth in bundled phone, broadband and energy

Utility Warehouse believes there is more growth to come from bundling communications and energy services to customers and is considering boiler installation, services and...