Energy Vulnerability Commission announces panel

It is seeking views from charities and businesses that have experience working directly with people in vulnerable circumstances

Views sought on Helm review to cut energy costs

The government is calling on businesses, consumer groups, academics and other stakeholders to give their views on reducing energy costs in the UK. The call for evidence on matters the government should take into account when considering cutting the cost of energy in the long term follows the independent review launched by Professor Dieter Helm […]

Ovo Energy: Big Six are best filibusters in the business

The Big Six energy companies are the “best filibusters in the business”, the Managing Director of Ovo Energy said. Stephen Fitzpatrick (pictured, right) made the accusation when the big UK energy players and small suppliers – Ovo Energy and Co-operative Energy – appeared before a panel of MPs yesterday. They were grilled by the Energy […]

DECC invites views on EU’s effect on energy policy

The UK Government is seeking views on how European legislation impacts energy policy in the country. DECC will lead the call for evidence on the “balance of competence” between the UK and the EU on energy which will run for three months until mid-January next year. It will include the internal energy market and its […]

Energy bosses called before MPs following price hikes

Bosses from the Big Six energy firms and other smaller suppliers have been called to give evidence to MPs about the recent price hikes. Three of the Big Six suppliers – SSE, British Gas and npower – have so far announced an increase in gas and electricity prices this winter. The Energy and Climate Change […]

Government seeks views on UK fuel refining and imports

The UK Government has launched a call for evidence to review the long-term role of the UK’s refining and fuel import sectors. It will assess the contribution both the domestic and imported refining sectors make to the economy, jobs and skills development, environmental protection as well as the impact of policy on competitiveness. DECC suggests […]