Thames Water to pay back £120m to customers for leak failures

Each customer will receive a total rebate of around £15 over the next two years

BP scraps proposed plans for $1.3bn petrol station takeover

The energy giant planned to buy 533 Woolworths sites in Australia

UK to establish Green Finance Institute and skills taskforce

It will be jointly funded by the government and the City of London Corporation

Guest Blog: Louise Kingham – Should all-male boards put themselves on their own risk registers?

Louise Kingham, Chief Executive of the Energy Institute, surveys the Energy Barometer’s findings on sector diversity

Bondholders approve closure of Yorkshire Water’s Cayman companies

The Cayman firms were said to have been created due to the financial structure of its parent company

EU provides Minesto with €50k wave of funding

The money will be spent on feasibility testing for the firm’s tidal energy technology

EU investigates restrictions on free flow of gas sold by Qatar

Qatar Petroleum is the largest supplier of LNG in Europe, accounting for around 40% of the region’s overall LNG imports

Software services firm expands utility solutions with £23m purchase

Gentrack has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of energy data analysis business Evolve

French consumers with smart meters can request electromagnetic exposure tests

The nation aims to install 35m smart meters by the end of the decade

UK provides £1.3bn boost for science and tech talent

The funding hopes to guarantee the nation’s position at the forefront of innovative technologies