Sarah Cardell appointed as interim CEO of the UK’s competition watchdog

She is currently the General Counsel of the CMA and will take over the new role on an interim basis when current head Andrea Coscelli leaves in July

Morrisons new owner to sell 80 petrol stations

The move aims to address competition concerns raised by the Competition and Markets Authorirty

Competition watchdog warns Morrisons takeover could lead to higher fuel prices

It found the acquisition of Morrisons Supermarkets by CD&R raises competition concerns in relation to the supply of petrol and diesel in 121 areas across England, Scotland and Wales

Up to £750k offered for innovative tech to remotely monitor legacy nuclear sites

The competition is seeking technologies that will help achieve a step change improvement in data capture and which enables new predictive modelling capabilities to proactively improve decision-making

Innovative energy storage technologies receive £6.7m government boost

A total of 24 projects have been chosen under the first round of funding through the Longer Duration Energy Storage competition

EU blocks Hyundai and Daewoo shipbuilding merger

The Commission found the merger between the two South Korean shipbuilders would reduce competition in the global market for the construction of large LNG carriers

Energy crisis brings price war to an end, says Utility Warehouse Chief

Andrew Lindsay said energy supplier collapses reflect a flawed policy of ‘competition at all costs’

Keeping price cap in place is “non-negotiable” for Kwasi Kwarteng

The Business and Energy Secretary reassured that the price cap will remain at the same level throughout winter

EU Commission approves Belgium’s electricity capacity mechanism

It will contribute to ensuring the security of electricity supply, especially as Belgium has decided to phase out all nuclear capacity by 2025

Ofgem consults on PayPoint’s commitments offered in energy prepayment market

The regulator had launched an investigation in August 2017 to examine whether PayPoint had abused a dominant position by using exclusivity clauses in its contracts with energy suppliers and retailers