Ban greenwashing, and make REGOs worth the paper they’re written on, Ofgem is urged

Energy retailing’s dirty, not-so-little secret has come under renewed scrutiny, with two prominent power providers uniting in a call to banish ‘greenwashing’. In their joint...

EXCLUSIVE: ”Free up UK community energy co-ops to sell clean power direct to customers”,...

Boris Johnson’s government must free up the UK’s 200-plus voluntary energy co-operatives to sell self-made clean power direct to their communities, a Conservative-led committee...

“New epoch” of renewables unlocks capacity “to meet world energy needs 100 times over”:...

Energy economists Carbon Tracker believe fossil fuels will be ousted from world electricity production by the mid-2030s, displaced by tumbling costs of solar and...

Half hourly settlement in consumer retail power gets Ofgem’s green light for four year...

Ofgem has approved the introduction of half-hourly settlement in retail energy markets serving all consumers.  Suppliers will have until October 2025 to implement the...

The Energyst – Latest issue out now

The latest edition of The Energyst is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. The Energyst is now published monthly,...

Carbon emissions from UK power fall 7.6% in a year of Covid lockdowns

Closing the UK’s remaining coal-fired power stations has made a bigger dent in national carbon pollution than a year of coronavirus lockdowns, analysis by...

Easter Monday sees record low carbon intensity for GB electricity

National Grid ESO has revealed that Great Britain’s electricity grid was the greenest it’s ever been at 1pm on Monday 5th April. The carbon...

Ofgem must consider impacts on local decarbonisation in network charging reviews

A new report, from not-for-profit centre of energy expertise Regen, argues that national changes to how we pay for our electricity networks will have...

Smart Meter checklist

Electricity, Water & Gas customer communication Smart Meter checklist. Keep customers informed around visits and smart meter appointments to increase access and boost customer...

Gas Goes Green plans for 2021

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has published the details of the work that will be delivered through its Gas Goes Green programme this year....

NZ based Marvel Labs joins Octopus Energy

Wellington based Marvel Labs has announced the sale of Configurable - an advanced energy retail pricing system for a smart grid world - to...

BT Group sources 100% renewable electricity from Total

Total Gas & Power will supply BT Group with 100% renewable electricity for three years from April 2022. A mix of renewable sources will...

Gas grid companies plot course to Britain’s first hydrogen town

Britain’s gas grid companies have today set out their plans to deliver the UK’s first hydrogen town by 2030, in a major new blueprint...

Electricity tariff that gets cheaper when it’s windy

Octopus Energy has acquired its first two own-brand wind turbines, the move is accompanied by the launch of the world's first local time-of-use wind...

Record-breaking 2020 becomes greenest year for Britain’s electricity

2020 was the greenest year on record for Britain’s electricity system, with average carbon intensity – the measure of CO2 emissions per unit of...

Approval of the modified access rules for the BritNed interconnector

BritNed Development Limited (BDL) submitted modified Access Rules for the BritNed interconnector to the Authority on 10 December 2020. The Access Rules set out...

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...

New webinar: what The Energy White Paper means for your businesses

This year has seen sustainability take centre stage, with the government announcing a new ‘10-point plan’ for a green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Yü Group acquires gas supply book

Yü Group, supplier of gas, electricity and water to the UK businesses, has announced the acquisition of the business customer book of an undisclosed...

H21: making the hydrogen switchover happen

For a large gas distribution operator like Northern Gas Networks (NGN), keeping its millions of customers going is the number one priority. Examining the...