A month is indeed a long time in politics. Since I last wrote here, we have a new Prime Minister, a crashing pound and an unprecedented scale of intervention in the energy markets in an effort to stave off the worst impacts of impending price rises.
Nearly half of UK offshore wind capacity is controlled by state-owned or majority state-owned foreign entities, according to a new report.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted nationalising energy companies to keep bills down during the cost of living crisis should not be ruled out.
Calls to nationalise some or all of the UK energy market have gained traction as a potential remedy to crippling consumer bills, but how viable and effective would these measures be?
Electricite de France (EDF) reported a historic loss for the first half of 2022 as it suffered a slump in nuclear output in the midst of a severe European energy crisis.
The French government will nationalise its financially-struggling nuclear giant Electricite de France to help it ride out Europe’s worst energy crisis in a generation.