Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is blocking a set of government proposals to overhaul the U.K. energy industry because of the potential spending implications for a new prime minister, people familiar with the matter said.
Hard-pressed families in the north and north-east could have their energy bills cut by £17 a year under a new initiative by the UK Government.
The Government is presiding over a "failing policy" when it comes to making sure homes and offices are well insulated and energy efficient, MPs have warned.
Households across the country have seen a combined £1.2 billion added to energy bills thanks to 42 price rises in the six months since the Government's flagship price cap was supposed to end rip-off bills, new research has found.
Water flowing from mountains to fjords in Norway will soon be helping power British homes, as the world's longest "interconnector" hooks up the two countries' grids.
Twice as many UK energy industry professionals believe companies and not customers will benefit the most financially from the data revolution in energy, a new report said.
Siemens AG said it will cut 2,700 jobs at its power and gas division, part of a sweeping overhaul announced last month to spin off the embattled business.
A noticeable “change in tone” within the north-east energy sector over the last 12 months has provoked the decision to enhance the focus of Opportunity North East (ONE), according to Sir Ian Wood and Jennifer Craw.
Three energy companies have been slapped with £870,000 in combined fines by the industry regulator after breaking competition law.
The energy regulator has confirmed it will pursue even tighter restrictions on how much profit energy companies can make, in a move it said will result in lower prices for customers.
The energy market is in a state of change.
I am not the first of the team here at Return To Scene to write about the palpable buzz of innovation here in the north east of Scotland. As a team we are pretty evangelistic about digitalisation and the role our wee corner of the world is playing in the digital transformation of industry globally.
Overall satisfaction with energy suppliers has fallen for the second year running after customers were battered by price rises and nine small firms collapsed, according to a survey.
Ofgem has threatened Avro Energy with a ban from taking on new customers if it has not signed up to a new smart meter wireless network by the end of May.
Aberdeen Lord Provost Barney Crockett is to seek the presidency of the World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP).
Owners of newly built homes are being hit with higher heating bills because tough new energy efficiency standards were scrapped, a report has said.
Around 15 million households will see their energy prices rise after regulator Ofgem hiked price caps designed to protect those on poor value deals.
Consumers are increasingly switching to small and medium sized energy providers and shunning the "Big Six", according to new figures.
In 2019 energy and utility companies face the challenges of an industry rapidly diversifying, decentralising and digitising.
The last few years has seen a welcome change in mentality when it comes to lowering carbon emissions and embracing green energy.
The year ended with exciting headlines about wind power having generated more than 100% of Scotland’s electricity requirements on 20 out of 30 days in November.
Economy Energy has been banned by Ofgem from taking on new customers until it resolves customer service issues.
A publicly owned energy company must be positioned at the heart of policy making, according to a Holyrood committee.
Decentralised energy, customers not meter points... who have needs, wants and preferences, services beyond commodity.
The head of GFG Alliance, which owns Fort William smelter, has said completion of its acquisition of Europe’s largest aluminium plant, in France, will enable the company to “expand powerfully in key industries such as the automotive sector.”