Centrica makes smart US energy acquisition in $37m deal

SmartWatt helps organisations boost their energy efficiency and indoor environments as well as reduce costs through upgrades

Job cuts
British Gas owner Centrica to cut 700 jobs

It is part of the energy giant’s previous announcement to reduce 4,000 jobs by the end of 2020

Centrica launches global EV offer with solar and storage

Businesses will be able to meet additional power demands of new charging points by generating, storing and managing their own electricity on site

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Centrica warns of ‘challenging’ start to the year

The energy giant said factors such as the default tariff cap, warm weather and falling natural gas prices have caused more difficult trading conditions than it hoped for

Carbis Bay Hotel hopes to book in £30k energy savings with CHP units

The luxury hotel is part of Centrica’s £19m Local Energy Market, which is testing the role of flexible power generation and smart energy solutions across Cornwall

Wind turbine
Centrica to provide balancing services for wind PPA in Norway

It has signed a contract with global aluminium firm Alcoa for the commercial services for power generation from the 197MW Guleslettene wind installation

Verv raises £6.5m to scale up smart energy hub

Its technology offers a real-time breakdown of appliances’ energy use and spend as well as enables renewable energy trading

Centrica targets 7GW of flexible and low carbon energy tech by 2030

The British Gas owner has unveiled 15 ambitious long term goals aligned with the Paris climate agreement

Energy infrastructure
Centrica earnings up 15% in 2018

Despite this, the energy giant said results in Spirit Energy and its nuclear business were “disappointing”

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Centrica unveils domestic distributed energy plan

The energy giant aims to integrate solar, battery and heat pump technology into its customer offering