The European Commission’s proposed Energy Union will require greater regional cooperation and raises the prospect of energy market regulation at a regional or even EU level, says Siân Crampsie
E.On has paid £7.7 million in redress to Citizens Advice's Energy Best Deal service, after Ofgem confirmed failings in how it dealt with customers after price rises in 2013 and 2014.
Ofgem has opened an investigation into five companies that were successful in National Grid’s first Capacity Market auction. The regulator is investigation whether the companies provided false or misleading planning information.
E.On has placed an order for 116 3.25MW turbines from Vestas – claimed as the UK’s largest single turbine order – for the energy company’s Rampion wind farm, to be built 12km off the south coast of England.
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) is seeking views on how to remove barriers preventing biomethane producers from injecting their gas into the network.
Gas exploration company iGas has announced plans to close its Scottish office in Dart and reduce staffing by 25%, saying the falling oil price had forced it to review its cost base.
Areva, the French company due to supply EDF Energy’s new reactor at Hinkley Point, has begun talks with labour organisations over thousands of job losses and other cutbacks to try to reduce costs by €1 billion annually.
The Office for Nuclear Regulation has highlighted several areas of concern in the Generical Design Assessment of Hitachi-GE's ABWR nuclear reactor design.
The design is planned for use at Horizon's Wylfa site in Wales.
So-called generic design licensing for the AP1000, the nuclear reactor design planned for construction at Moorside in Cumbria, has moved into the "technical assessment" phase, the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said.
National Grid’s return on equity in its UK business rose slightly in 2014/15, up to 13.7% from 12.7% the previous year.