Thousands of homes and businesses across the UK could produce own power by 2035

Arup suggests the country’s energy system is entering the most transformative stage it has ever seen

EU extends anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel ropes and cables

The EU has imposed a total of 53 measures on steel and iron products, including 27 on imports from China

US coal exports up 61% last year

Coal exports to Asia more than doubled compared to 2016

‘Journey to Mars will change how we live on Earth’

Mars One CEO Bas Lansdorp thinks it will help people appreciate Earth more and introduce useful new technologies

ScottishPower to hike energy prices by £63 a year

The 5.5% increase in gas and electricity prices will come into effect on 1st June 2018

‘UK offshore wind projects should be at least 60% British-made’

Sir Michael Fallon MP has recommended the existing 50% target be stepped up for the remaining £550m spend to 2025

HSBC not banking on coal power stations

The new policy will apply globally except for three countries where projects may be given exemption “if no reasonable energy alternative can be found”

‘UK businesses could slash energy spend with small efficiency measures’

Typical small and medium-sized businesses use around 30,000kWh of power each year, costing approximately £5,250

Talk to the people says Russian nuclear chief

CEO of ROSATOM France says Soviet legacy of silence won’t work today…

Around 250k UK homes ‘face £200 jump in energy prices’

This could happen as they are automatically switched onto more expensive ‘default’ tariffs