Between 26 February and 3 March, the “Beast from the East” brought the coldest winter period to the UK since 2010, according to a summary by Imperial College for Drax’s Energy Insights publication.
A new auto-switching service has brought the number of such organisations to five.
EDF Energy, British Gas and Scottish Power have announced plans to raise prices for domestic customers. The news is likely to increase the flow of customers from major energy suppliers to mid-size and small companies.
What is holding up the rollout of corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) for renewable energy projects in the UK?
The Environment Agency (EA) has stepped back from applying the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) in a way that would prevent unabated generators performing Triad avoidance, The Energyst reports.
Setting up a government-owned, “not for profit” energy company in Scotland would cost £0.5-3.5 million, depending on the model used, and operating costs would be £2.8-9 million, according to a report by EY for the Scottish Government.
Utilita Energy has applied for judicial review of smart meter rollout requirements. The pre-payment specialist supplier reportedly believes that full testing has not been completed on Smets 2 meters.
The list of alternative options available is growing for embedded generation developers that face cost and timescale barriers for connecting to the distribution network.
Small and medium-sized enterprises that do not have advanced meters are bearing the costs of uncertainty in tracking gas use back to customers.
Ovo has launched a suite of products to offer new power options to domestic consumers, including charging electric vehicles and re-timing heating to meet grid constraints.