New £100m fund to maximise offshore wind opportunities for UK firms

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership is expected to support more than 650 companies across the country

Half a million energy customers switched supplier in May

Energy UK suggests half a million customer switches every month has become the ‘new normal’

Domestic efficiency measures ‘pay for themselves 12 years faster than renewables’

New research highlights how the average renewable installation, such as rooftop solar panels or mini wind turbines, takes 21 years and three months before it starts to make a saving

French utility ENGIE launches €1.5bn green bonds

It takes the total amount issued by the French utility to €8.75bn

Collapse of 11 energy suppliers ‘could cost consumers £172m’

Citizens Advice estimates that is the total amount left behind by the failed energy suppliers

‘More of UK’s power to come from clean sources than fossil fuels in 2019’

National Grid expects electricity generation from sources such as solar and wind to exceed that from fuels such as gas and coal, for the first time on record

UK goes record-breaking 1,838 hours coal-free already this year

By cutting the polluting fossil fuel out of the energy mix, the country has cut five million tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

Select Committees to hold Citizens’ Assembly on net zero climate goal

It will take place over a number of weekends in the autumn and winter of 2019

Brexit is top concern of energy professionals – but not for the reasons you may think

The Energy Institute’s Energy Barometer 2019 suggests the continued political focus on Brexit is stopping important energy issues from being properly discussed and dealt with

Tory leadership debate: Will the environment and net zero emissions be top priorities?

A televised debate saw the five candidates answer various questions from the public