SSEN invests £2.2m in Dorset electricity upgrade

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Distribution will invest £2.2 million in upgrading Dorset’s electricity infrastructure

Barclays halts financing for new oil and gas projects

Barclays has decided to stop funding new oil and gas projects directly and introduced stricter rules for clients expanding in these sectors

Camden launches scheme to help local businesses save energy

Camden council will be offering free support to nearly 125 local businesses for reducing energy consumption, cutting costs and lowering carbon emissions

Ofgem opens investigation into non-domestic energy supplier

The energy regulator has announced an investigation into Maxen Power Supply, focusing on the fair treatment of businesses and the rates they are charged

Local leaders discontent with ‘pounds for pylons’ scheme

Suffolk councillors argue that the proposed energy bill relief funding for residents near planned pylons falls short of compensating for the potential industrialisation of the landscape

Businesses extend climate targets amid sustainability challenges

A new study reveals a slowdown in sustainability progress, with businesses extending climate commitment deadlines in the face of short-term pressures

UK electricity consumption plummets

Total electricity consumption fell by 2.9% in the three months up to August 2023, with reduced domestic sales attributed to price-related shifts in consumer behaviour

Third-party energy costs in 2024

New research predicts a decrease in business energy costs for 2024 due to falling wholesale energy prices

Amazon adds 39 renewable energy projects in Europe

Amazon’s European renewable energy projects have yielded €2.4 billion in economic investment and created more than 3,900 jobs in 2022

Ofwat pressures water firms on environmental pledges

The water regulator has urged water companies to demonstrate their commitment to better service and environmental improvements in the next 12 months