Ofgem must help “deliver, not delay, net zero” in its final price control determinations, a leading industry body has warned.
Britain's energy regulator has fined SSE more than £2 million for a 2016 blunder which is likely to have pushed up wholesale electricity costs.
British Gas will avoid potentially costly enforcement by the energy regulator after agreeing to pay £1.73 million for not telling some customers they would need to top up their meter cards at a different shop until almost a month after the switch.
Ofgem has said it will slash bills for around 15 million households by as much as £95 as the regulator reduced its cap on energy bills to their lowest level yet.
The bosses of some of Britain's biggest energy companies have warned that Ofgem could get bogged down in a lengthy battle over a plan they believe will set back the UK's drive to build a green recovery after the coronavirus crisis.
The approval of a Western Isles power link could unlock around £2 billion in investment and create “hundreds” of jobs for the region, a local councillor has claimed.
A giant Shetland wind farm project has received a significant shot in the arm after an energy regulator said it is ready to rubber stamp proposals for an energy link with mainland Scotland.
The quality of the customer experience in the UK energy sector is a topic that attracts increasing attention, manifesting itself in a range of consumer surveys and press commentary.
A consumer watchdog has urged Ofgem to bring people along on the road to net zero as the regulator presented its plan to help decarbonise the UK.
Customers have been paying too much for their electricity for seven years because regulator Ofgem set the bar too low for networks, the spending watchdog has said.
Customers have been paying too much for their electricity for seven years as regulator Ofgem set the bar too low for networks, the spending watchdog has said.
Energy regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into a £1.3billion subsea cable which transports renewable energy between Scotland, England and Wales.
Mammoth Highland offshore wind farms are footing a bill of around £20 million more per year than English projects to connect to the grid, according to the builder of what will be Scotland's biggest wind venture.
Energy giant SSE has announced it is slashing jobs at a north-east power station following years of uncertainty.
Ofgem has published its report on the electricity disruption which occurred on the 09 August 2019 resulting in supply being lost to over one million customers for a total period of 45 minutes.
Three companies will pay £10.5 million to the energy watchdog's redress fund over the power cuts in August which left more than one million customers without power and caused travel chaos, regulator Ofgem has said.
After nine failed suppliers, major takeovers and a price cap on bills, the energy sector has faced another bruising year which seemed to mark, once and for all, the end of the Big Six.
Energy provider iSupply will pay £1.5 million after it overcharged thousands of customers for their energy and kept it from regulator Ofgem.
Energy customers are still struggling to get accurate bills despite it being "the very least they should expect", according to Citizens Advice.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted a north of Scotland business plan that will look to slash emissions and connect north-east wind farms over five years.
Energy bills look set to fall next year after Ofgem slashed the revenues that network companies are allowed to collect by nearly £1 billion as the cost of borrowing fell.
Ofgem has ripped up 26 gas and electricity licences linked to just five men, as the regulator faces calls to clamp down on pre-packaged energy suppliers after a string of failures in the sector.
British Gas has won its appeal against regulator Ofgem over claims the way the energy price cap had been calculated was unfair, a court has ruled.
Scottish Power is greener than many of its smaller rivals who trade "pieces of paper" that allow them to claim they offer 100% renewable electricity, the company's boss has said.
Toto Energy, which supplies around 134,000 domestic customers, has ceased to trade, Ofgem said.