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David Cameron defends his “very strong Green record”

David Cameron defends his “very strong Green record”

Prime Minister David Cameron defended his party’s Green record on the radio this morning, regarding his lack of concern for energy. He said his government had “a very strong green record” and the Conservative party had grown the economy but cut carbon ...

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Dong Energy takes development rights on US windfarm

Dong Energy takes development rights on US windfarm

DONG Energy, Denmark’s largest energy company is taking over the development rights from RES Americas for an  offshore wind project in the US. The project cold potentially provide more than 1GW of energy in Massachusetts, with the firm believing it ...

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UK utilities sector has worst level of customer service

UK utilities sector has worst level of customer service

Despite significant improvements on previous surveys, a new report on customer’s attitudes shows the energy sector us way behind. The latest UK Customer Satisfaction Index by The Institute of Customer Service (UKCSI) shows the utility sector has improved by 1.5 ...

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Labour promise to get tough on energy companies

Labour promise to get tough on energy companies

Labour leader Ed Milliband has pledged to get tough on power companies in their new manifesto outlined today. He announced there will be a  pledge to get rid of Ofgem and replace it with a new regulator which would strip ...

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$160 million clean energy pledge for New York

$160 million clean energy pledge for New York

New York city is investing $160 million (£107 million) to boost large-scale energy projects. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said the funding will be made available to support public-private sector partnerships in renewable projects. The announcement was made as part of ...

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Welsh energy management firm bought by npower

Welsh energy management firm bought by npower

  npower has bought a welsh energy management company in a new multi-million pound deal. Remote Utility Monitoring & Management (RUMM) uses the latest innovations in cloud-based software to help businesses monitor and control their energy in real time and ...

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E.ON hit with £7.75m fine for overcharging

E.ON hit with £7.75m fine for overcharging

E.ON has been fined millions of pounds for overcharging customers, for the second time. The Big Six supplier was ordered to pay £7.75 million by Ofgem for overcharging customers following price rises and incorrectly charging exit fees. Under the regulator’s ...

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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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UK renewables has £39.6 billion invested since 2010

UK renewables has £39.6 billion invested since 2010

An estimated £39.6 billion was invested in the UK’s renewable energy industry between 2010 and 2014. Decc’s latest figures show electricity capacity from renewable sources has grown by 165% since 2010 and currently provides 18% of the nation’s needs – powering ...

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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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