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Public interest 1 year ago

SSE and UKPN to pay out £8m due to winter power outage

Ofgem has also more than doubled the minimum payment energy suppliers must pay consumers to compensate them for being cut off due to severe weather incidents

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DECC 1 year ago

Change is afoot as new ministers join DECC

Ed Davey has welcomed the appointment of new DECC ministers Matthew Hancock and Amber Rudd

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Fracking 1 year ago

David Cameron gets ‘fracked’ by activists

Greenpeace campaigners set up fake fracking site around Cameron’s country home to protest pro-fracking rules

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Public interest 1 year ago

EU to implement new energy saving targets?

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have led the Energy Commissioner to review the current Energy Efficiency Directive

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Fracking 1 year ago

UK has just five years’ worth of coal, gas and oil left

New report calls for UK to develop home-grown energy to avoid being forced to rely entirely on exported energy

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Green energy 1 year ago

UN calls for planet to treble use of renewable energy

New research suggests that unless action is taken now, global temperatures could rocket by 2°C

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Energy prices 1 year ago

Would England face blackouts without Scotland’s renewable energy?

Scottish Energy Minister hits back at claims independence would result in higher energy bills

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Public interest 1 year ago

Nottingham City Council looking to create its own energy company

The energy supplier would be created using council tax payer’s money and would be run on a not-for-profit basis

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Ofgem 2 years ago

Energy companies told to give cash back to customers – Updated

Ofgem has warned the big six that more needs to be done to return the hundreds of millions of pounds in unused customer accounts

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Public interest 2 years ago

Are lasers the answer to developing a clean, sustainable source of energy?

Scientists claim breakthrough in race to harvest the power of nuclear fusion

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