The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the go-ahead to a merger between SSE Retail (SSE) and Npower.
Switching site GoCompare has launched its own auto-switching product, called Weflip, joining a handful of specialist companies.
France’s Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) has fined Vitol €5 million for engaging in market manipulation in the gas market.
Orbital Marine Power (formerly Scotrenewables Tidal Power) has announced the launch of a public debentures offer through the Abundance Investment platform aimed at commercialising the company’s floating tidal stream technology.
EDF Energy has paved the way for its business customers to access additional revenue streams traditionally associated with generators and large suppliers after it signed a deal with Upside Energy.
Ofgem is planning three tenders for offshore transmission owners (Oftos). They are for:
– The 1.2GW Hornsea 1 wind farm project, owned by Ørsted, and sited 120km east of the coast of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire.
Ofgem wants to recruit about a dozen senior participants to join an industry group that will help drive competition in extending electricity transmission networks.
The inquiry into Northern Ireland’s botched Renewable Heat Incentive scheme has now clocked up well over 100 days in session.
Energy supplier Extra Energy has appointed Jon Bauer as group chief information officer. He will head technology, IT and development organisations across the UK, Germany and Cyprus.
Six men have been jailed for more than 30 years for a solar panels scam that defrauded 1,500 vulnerable customers out of £17 million.