Drax Group has announced that its chief executive Dorothy Thompson is to retire at the end of this year, calling curtains on a 12-year stint in the hot seat.
Data from local electricity networks is to be opened up for the first time in a new project designed to monitor substation performance and electricity demand through the use of new apps.
The UK government has established a new green finance taskforce in an effort to take full advantage of the “multi-billion pound” investment opportunity created by the low carbon economy.
The UK’s legally binding carbon reduction targets should be brought forward if the country is to meet its obligations under the Paris climate agreement, according to a new report from the Liberal Democrats.
Drax Power has hit back at a report which questioned the economic case for biomass, insisting the technology was the “only reliable, flexible” renewable that can be deployed at scale in the UK.
Ofgem has taken £200 million from some distribution network operator (DNO) allowances following a new review of price controls.
The UK is decarbonising its economy faster than any other country in the G20, new analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has claimed.
Engie has formally launched its “innovative” tracker tariff, designed to reflect changes in the wholesale electricity price more accurately for consumers.
The UK’s energy network companies have called on Ofgem to put the good of consumers at the heart of its future price control plans, but have warned the regulator not to impose prescriptive measures on their revenues.
Scotland is aiming to position itself as a low carbon technologies hub by 2020 after first minister Nicola Sturgeon today announcing a £60 million Innovation Fund to support battery storage and other low carbon energy infrastructure.
UK Power Networks recently unveiled details of its upcoming flexibility services tender, the first of its kind in the UK to be launched on a regional level. Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN, explains what has prompted the tender and how it will work for participants.
Pressure is continuing to mount on the UK’s distribution network operators (DNOs) after a report from the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) think-tank has claimed their profit margins added £10 billion to consumer bills in a six-year period.
Ofgem has contested National Grid’s potential £840 million bill for grid reinforcements required to bring the controversial Hinkley Point C project on-stream.
Centrica has further boosted its new energy technologies credentials after £200,000 was invested in artificial intelligence (AI) start-up Grid Edge by the company’s energy focused impact investment fund Ignite.
Ben Hayman, managing partner at brand purpose consultancy Given London, discusses the need for strong corporate identities as more and more utilities embrace the energy revolution.
Ovo has appointed Georgia Berry, the former special adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May, as chief of staff.