Bristol City Council drops its own energy company

It will now be supplied by Big Six firm British Gas

CMA: SSE-npower merger could increase energy prices

The competition watchdog is seeking remedies from the companies to prevent a more in-depth investigation on their proposed tie-up

World-leading pact by UK businesses to cut plastic pollution

The signatories are responsible for more than 80% of the plastic packaging on products sold through UK supermarkets

Government ‘must tackle emissions from fridges, asthma inhalers and air conditioners’

It says this could help slow global warming by as much as 0.5°C

ScottishPower’s renewable earnings soar 29% in first quarter

The company’s latest financial reports suggest this was due to favourable wind conditions and increased capacity

Energy giants and investors urge close EU-UK ties after Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis MP is being urged to develop a “comprehensive Climate and Energy Chapter” covering both trade and non-trade issues

Ørsted charges ahead with UK battery storage project

It is the company’s first venture into large-scale storage

Bulk of small businesses ‘not switching to cheaper water suppliers’

This is despite many viewing themselves as cost-savvy

‘Mars settlement could use mini-nuclear reactor and dust-proof solar’

CEO of Mars One Bas Lansdorp said energy infrastructure on Mars must be relatively light, long-lasting and powerful

Russia’s ROSATOM: ‘Nuclear power is a vital element of a low carbon mix’

Andrey Rozhdestvin, CEO of ROSATOM France, said it can help support decarbonisation goals and international climate obligations