From solar freakin’ motorways, political scraps and a retailer with real green bottle, these are the big hitters which had you clicking in 2014.
Number five had one of our reporter’s head in her hands, while number 10 had all of us in stitches.
And we’ve got a confession – the Didcot A demolition in the picture? It didn’t make the grade. We just wanted a spectacular photo. Get in on the act and let us know what you think was the biggest story of 2014.
1 – Does ESOS need more resource? One assessor per 90 energy audits
Surprise surprise, our ESOS scoop was top of the energy story pops.
2 – 7,400 homes still without power in south-west England
We had readers in their droves for an update on last February’s stormy weather.
3 – A green twist as Morrisons unveils wine screw cap
Easing the guilt for those who like a tipple was news of the northern supermarket’s green twist on the screwcap.
4 – Labour all at sea on energy reform says Ofgem
A rare political statement from the energy regulator in retaliation for a bashing from the Labour part was essential reading.
5 – Wasteful Harry Styles chided by water company
His floppy locks and crooning are popular with teens – but Thames Water was less than impressed with the One Direction star.
6 – Forth Energy pulls out of £1.1bn biomass projects
March brought news of problems for Scottish biomass at Grangemouth and Rosyth and another project scrapped at Dundee.
7 – New rules for energy brokers to clear out cowboys
Taming the Wild West of the energy market is Ofgem’s game – and ELN readers wanted to find out the sheriff’s plans to outlaw the cowboys for good.
8 – Scots independence won’t affect oil industry – ex-BP boss
As referendum fever gripped Scotland, everyone had a view on what oil companies would do if it broke away from the UK – including former oil boss Dr Tony Hayward.
9 – Solar freakin’ roadways video goes viral, earns $2 million
One Youtube video brought the dollars pouring in for a solar-loving couple who said they could revolutionise motorways.
10 – Ed Davey uses the f-word
We’re used to our politicians doing their utmost to be squeaky clean – perhaps why so many people just HAD to watch the epic moment when the Energy Secretary reached for the f-word at Energy Live 2014. But not the one you’d expect…