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Npower awarded the Carbon Trust Standard

Npower awarded the Carbon Trust Standard

  In recognition of reducing it’s carbon footprint successfully, Npower has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard. In 2012, Npower reduced it’s electricity consumption by 12% in comparison to the previous year and puts it on the right track to ...

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Government Energy Bill cut by £84 million

  A new deal wit Air Products will cut the government’s energy bill by £84 million. Air Products will build a £300 million ‘advanced gasification energy from waste’ as part of the 20 year deal, in Tees Valley, Teesside. Via ...

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Rampion windfarm plans resubmitted by Eon

Rampion windfarm plans resubmitted by Eon

The plans for the Rampion offshore windfarm have been resubmitted to the Planning Expectorate by Eon . Proposals for the 175 turbine array off the Sussex coast were withdrawn in January after Eon failed to consult neighboring local authorities over ...

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Co-op Energy price increase for Pioneer tariff customers

Co-op Energy price increase for Pioneer tariff customers

  It was announced today that Co-operative Energy is hiking it’s prices for customers on their Pioneer scheme. The supplier is raising it’s energy prices by an average of 8.5% for gas and 9% for electricity, adding more than £100 ...

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SSE fraud investigation into it’s mis-selling tactics

SSE fraud investigation into it’s mis-selling tactics

Labour MP Barry Gardiner has written to Scotland Yard to investigate into SSE’s mis-selling tactics to check if fraud was committed. Gardiner sits on the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee and argued that judgement was down to the courts ...

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SSE hit with £10.5m mis-selling fine by Ofgem

SSE hit with £10.5m mis-selling fine by Ofgem

Ofgem is to fine SSE a record-breaking £10.5 million for mis-selling it was announced today. Sales representatives were found to have made ‘misleading and unsubstantiated statements ‘ to potential customers, with reference to savings they could make with the company. ...

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Landmarks to be hooked up to district heat neworks as part of Eon scheme

Landmarks to be hooked up to district heat neworks as part of Eon scheme

  Eon is currently in talks with the Royal Borough of Greenwich to develop heat networks around the O2 Arena, and also working on a scheme with Viridor to use heat from a energy-from-waste plant in Cardiff for customers including ...

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