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Engineering firm secure nuclear project contract with EDF

Engineering firm secure nuclear project contract with EDF

Engineering firm Amec Foster Wheeler has secured a nine-year contract with power provider EDF Energy. The company will provide project management services for all of EDF’s nuclear power stations as well as the technical offices in Gloucester and East Kilbride ...

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EDF wins largest annual electricity contract in UK

EDF wins largest annual electricity contract in UK

The UK Goverment’s Crown Commercial service, which has the largest energy contract in the country, has renewed it’s agreement with EDF Energy. The contract, which is over 4 years, will supply electricity to around 8,000 public buildings and sites across central ...

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Switching energy suppliers saved UK public £38 million

Switching energy suppliers saved UK public £38 million

DECC has claimed that it’s “Power to Switch” campaign has saved the public millions. In just one month it says the government scheme was used by 130,000 households to switch energy suppliers – saving them £38m. The Coalition’s advert and ...

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2000 smart engineers to be trained in Bradford

2000 smart engineers to be trained in Bradford

Bradford is to produce 2000 new smart meter engineers at a bespoke dual fuel smart meter training centre. Utilities Academy based in Bradford, has courses sanctioned by the National Academy for Skills and Gas Safe, launched a big drive to ...

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SSE receives £100K fine for overcharging at power stations

SSE receives £100K fine for overcharging at power stations

SSE has been fined £100,000 for overcharging at six of it’s power stations. Ofgem found the supplier demanded excessively high amounts to switch off it’s hydropower stations when the grid was unable to cope with their electricity. When there is ...

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Osborne cuts tax on North Sea oil in 2015 Budget

Osborne cuts tax on North Sea oil in 2015 Budget

Chancellor George Osborne announced in his 2015 Budget speech that he will guarantee tax relief for North Sea oil and gas companies. He confirmed the so-called Supplementary Charge would be reduced from 30% to 20% with immediate effect and would ...

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Labour party promise to give Ofgem new powers to cut energy bills

Labour party promise to give Ofgem new powers to cut energy bills

Labour leader Ed Milliband has pledged to give the energy regulator more powers to cut energy bills by next winter,  if he becomes Prime Minister in the upcoming election. He said he would pass a new law to give the regulator ...

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Survey shows that Brits don’t know how energy efficient their homes are

Survey shows that Brits don’t know how energy efficient their homes are

British homeowners are unaware of how efficient, or inefficient their homes are according to a recent survey. A new survey revealed 71% of householders are unaware if they own an energy efficient boiler while 83% don’t know the energy efficiency ...

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Lib Dems promise to insulate all homes by 2025

Lib Dems promise to insulate all homes by 2025

Ambitious plans have been pledged by the Liberal Democrats to insulate up to 10 million homes in the next 10 years. They have announced a new Green Homes bill to improve energy efficiency and renewable heat across the UK into ...

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Crimestoppers to launch campaign to combat energy theft

Crimestoppers to launch campaign to combat energy theft

Energy theft is costing hundereds of millions of pounds in the UK, particularly in the North East, which is why the crime solving charity Crimestoppers is launching a campaign to highlight the dangers of tampering with energy meters. £400 million ...

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