By 2030 under plans published by the Scottish government, half of Scotland’s heat, transport and electricity energy needs will be met by renewables. In 2013, only 13% of Scotland’s total final energy consumption came from renewable sources. By 2050, the ...Read More »
Over 1600 LED lights have been installed on the M62 motorway near Huddersfield and Halifax an...
A new 40MW solar farm has been approved in the surroundings of Hive Energy HQ which will allo...
Under the regulator’s plans, energy firms will be banned from charging catch-up bills for gas ...
According to the UN, in 2016, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity. Thanks to ...
Npower must “justify” to its customers why they are introducing one of the largest energ...
£500 million of forecast benefits out of its flagship £11 billion smart-meter scheme, has been quietly chopped by the Government, and the energy industry tried to bury the news in the aftermath of the US election. When Gordon Brown was ...Read More »
By 2030 the European Commission says that it plans to cut energy use across the bloc by 30%. This proposal is at the heart of a new package unveiled by the Commission- to help meet its commitments, to cut carbon ...Read More »
According to the regulator Ofgem, millions of energy customers could save hundreds of pounds a year on their energy bills without switching supplier. By simply moving to another Npower tariff, more than 1.7 million Npower customers could save £261 a ...Read More »
British Gas and E.on are freezing their standard tariffs for this coming winter. Both the gas and electricity bills will now affect, in total, around nine million customers. There will be no increase in charges until at least April of ...Read More »
In his new environmental manifesto , Jeremy Corbyn will announce he will be backing local energy suppliers to challenge the dominance of the ‘Big Six’. He is expected to pledge to create an energy policy “for the 60 million not ...Read More »
A report commissioned by Scottish Renewables shows £150 million could be saved each year if the Scottish & UK governments work with industry and regulators to remove barriers. Everose’s report ‘Onshore Wind in Scotland’ shows an assessment of the sector, ...Read More »
Thousands of householders have been overcharged on their gas bills due to imperial meters being mistaken for metric ones. Ofgem has called for gas suppliers to reimburse any customers affected by the error, after the problem was discovered by E.On. ...Read More »
Total has sold a 16.67% share in an oil refinery in Germany. The sale and purchase agreement has been signed with stated-owned Russian oil company Rosneft. The PCK Raffinerie GmbH, located in the city of Schwedt, has a distillation capacity of ...Read More »
Scotland has launched a pilot project to help students gain an insight into the energy industry. 27 pupils across 2 schools worked with energy companies and lecturers from Fife College from January to early June this year. They found out ...Read More »