Economy Energy has been ranked the worst for customer service among suppliers for a second consecutive quarter following complaints about billing errors and its communication system.
Consumers have been dealt a “bad hand” by the Government over the near £20 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, facing costs running to many times the original estimate, it has been warned.
Energy service firm Amec Foster Wheeler (AFW) will lead a UK Government funded nuclear power research programme after winning a £2.9million contract.
Opposing sides of a controversial wind farm development in Moray have clashed at a heated public exhibition.
A fire at a nuclear power station in France run by the company behind a new site in the UK has been dealt with by its employees, the firm said.
French-based energy company Électricité de France (EDF) has been given the go-ahead by the U.K. government to build a new nuclear plant, Hinkley Point C. S&P’s Director of Utilities, Pierre Georges, discusses why EDF’s credit rating has consequently been downgraded from ‘A’ to ‘A-’.
The UK Government has reiterated its "full support" for EDF Energy's plans to create a new nuclear power station at Hinkley - after a senior figure quit the firm.
EDF Energy is to extend generation from four of its UK nuclear power stations by up to seven years, the company has announced.
Ministers are continuing to watch energy companies “like a hawk” to ensure they pass on lower oil and gas prices to bill payers, Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has said.
EDF said it plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs in France by 2018 and 6,000 jobs globally by 2019.
EDF Energy said cracks have been discovered in bricks which make up the core of one of two nuclear reactors at the Hunterston power station in Scotland. The discovery was made at the site during planned maintenance in one of the reactors at its base in Ayrshire. The company has since said there will not be any safety implications as a result on the reactor.
Britain’s only desert has been bought by the French energy giant EDF Energy. The company announced it has exchanged contracts for the 468-acre Dungeness Estate in Kent after it went up for sale for £1.5 million in August. The estate had been part of a family trust since 1964, but the trustees believed it was time for new owners to take over the property - which draws one million visitors a year.