Transmission system demand is forecast to dip to new lows this summer, but National Grid has once again insisted it has the tools necessary to manage.
Trina Solar, one of the world’s largest solar panel manufacturers, is to start selling electricity under the banner of a new energy Internet of Things push.
The government has confirmed that it will seek an exemption for green energy tariffs from its looming price cap.
Furniture giant IKEA is to help its customers go green and save money through a new partnership with the Big Clean Switch.
Brexit is likely to have significantly detrimental impacts to the UK’s energy supply chain, a member of the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has warned.
Electron wants to create more alignment in the UK power sector, which it said is much needed if energy and flexibility trading is to realise its full potential.
Nissan Energy has remained coy over its future in the UK energy market, but said its recent launch of domestic solar systems will “complete the puzzle” as it mulls further partnerships in the energy space.
Questions have been asked over the future of the Capacity Market mechanism after last week’s T-4 auction cleared at a record low price.
A botched Brexit would threaten the UK’s energy security by having severe implications on its ability to trade energy with Europe, the House of Lords has warned.
Small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) will be a crucial technology in the UK’s bid to decarbonise its power supply, a new report has concluded.
Greater power margins and falling electricity demand sent peak market prices tumbling, according to energy monitoring firm EnAppSys.
Shell has agreed to purchase First Utility in a move which will see the petrol giant enter the UK domestic supply market.
Innogy has confirmed its chief executive Peter Terium has left the company with immediate effect, just days after it was forced into issuing a profit warning
Flexitricity is bidding to take end users into National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism by seeking a supply licence.
Scottish & Southern Electricity (SSE) has said the merger of its supply arm with npower’s will bring about a “completely new model” for the UK supply market.
Citing significant developments in the fields of decentralised generators, smart meters and big data, Ofgem has launched a consultation which could bring about the end of the conventional ‘supplier hub’ model in the UK.
Innogy is doubling down on its vision for growth in decentralised generation and new grid infrastructure as it prepares to “rigorously implement” its new strategy.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a new call for evidence (CfE) over the cost of energy on the back of recommendations put forward in the Helm review.
UPDATE: SSE and innogy owner nPower have confirmed that, subject to Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) approval, the two companies are to merge to create "a major new independent competitor in the energy and home services market".
Engie has agreed to divest its last remaining stakes in UK thermal as it continues to transform itself into a low carbon power company.
The traditional ‘supplier hub’ model of energy supply in the UK may “break down” as the UK power market continues to become more decentralised, Ofgem has warned.
Powering the UK on wind and solar is not only possible, but the “smart economic choice” according to a new report which has condemned the future prospects of biomass in the country.
Our local authority expert Stephen Cirell follows on from news that Sadiq Khan might be rowing back on his Energy for Londoners vision, and suggests an alternative direction of travel for the capital’s mayor.
Shell has become the latest global energy giant to set its sights on the UK’s commercial power market.
Ex-Climate Group boss Mark Kenber has stepped in as interim CEO at independent energy firm Mongoose Energy following a management reshuffle late last month.
Centrica has launched a new venture – ‘Centrica Innovations’ – which is to invest £100 million in developing new energy technologies.
Clean energy supplier Good Energy has said that it has faced a “more challenging” winter period to date than expected and warned of “exceptional volatility” in the short term power market.
Stephen Cirell discusses the recent collapse of GB Energy and why end users need suppliers like it to survive
In his final blog on the topic of Energy Service Companies, Stephen Cirell anticipates what we can expect from them in the coming months.