Scottish Power parent Iberdrola saw a €56 million boost to its income in the third quarter because government rescheduled the Eco energy efficiency scheme, the company said in its trading update.
The EC has threatened legal action if the UK does not take action to protect endangered harbor porpoises who are at risk from wind and other offshore projects.
The European Commission has sent a “reasoned opinion” to the European Court of Justice complaining that RWE Npower’s Aberthawe plant is breaching regulations on NOx emissions.
Renewable energy investment company Low Carbon, and utility scale solar developer Nur Energie, say they plan to take forward a project to use concentrated solar power to provide electricity to Europe.
A project that would have generated renewable energy in the desert and exported it – notably from the Sahara to Europe – has been dramatically scaled back.
RWE Npower's Didcot power station is operating at just half of its 1.4GW capacity after a fire in one of the cooling towers.
EDF Energy's nuclear stations at Hartlepool and Heysham, which have been out of operation since cracks were discovered in a boiler spine at Heysham 1, are likely to return to service at partial load towards the end of the year, according to recent
Margins over the coming winter eased slightly again at the start of October when the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority announced that it would continue to operate its Wylfa nuclear station until December 2015.
Ofgem has begun investigations into three energy suppliers – E.ON, British Gas and Npower – over their roll-out of advanced meters to business customers.
EDF Energy has agreed to make a £3 million contribution to Citizens Advice Energy Best Deal Extra and Plymouth Citizen’s Advice Bureau in recompense for poor customer complaint handling.