More than 600k electricity switches in March

That’s an increase of 29% compared to the same month in 2018

ConocoPhillips to sell UK oil and gas business for $2.68bn

The acquisition is said to make Chrysaor the largest net oil and gas producer in the UK

Green home
Affordable Warmth green measures unlock £11.3bn of lifetime bill savings

During 2018, the ECO scheme saw 212,700 measures installed, a 5% higher rate than 2017’s rate of deployment

New York offers $3m to drive energy efficiency in transport

The project supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

National Trust Wales makes a splash with hydropower PPA

The 45KW Gelli Iago hydro scheme in Snowdonia will become part of Limejump’s virtual power platform

Finnish firms launch ‘world’s first’ hub for CO2 removal certificates

Puro aims to test if CO2 removals can be made visible and tradable through an open, online platform

Complaints
Switching rises up the ranks in terms of most energy complaints

Issues related to changing supplier have overtaken customer service as the second largest source of unresolved energy complaints

EU approves sale of ArcelorMittal’s steel assets to Liberty House

It was a condition set by the Commission for its acquisition of Italian steelmaker Ilva

US grants $39m to improve oil and gas technologies

One of the projects being granted funding aims to enhance the potential for oil recovery

Spain’s Aena lands €86m for energy efficient airports

The improvements are expected to help reduce emissions by 30% in total