2019 ‘could be the worst year for energy price rises on record’

Look After My Bills suggests both the frequency and severity of price hikes could reach unparalleled levels this year

Octopus Energy launches new tariffs to grow vertical farming sector

The supplier says the bespoke offerings aim to reduce the costs of agritech operations by up to 12%

The Energy Solutions Show is here!

Around 300 people will be part of the event at Millennium Point in Birmingham today

Clean energy infrastructure
Plummeting price of batteries ‘opens opportunities for renewable future’

The levelised cost of electricity for the technology has fallen by 35% to $187 per MWh since the first half of last year

Job cuts
npower announces 900 job cuts

The firm says worsened market conditions have forced it to make the decision

Piggy bank on radiator
Households in south west cash out to stay warm

Residents of Truro in Cornwall are expected to pay an average of £16.35 more to heat their home over winter

Smart meter rollout costs will likely escalate, warns NAO

It says BEIS underestimated the time it would take to implement the infrastructure and technical standards for the second generation of smart meters

Heat networks ‘could cut cost of UK going green by £3bn’

The Energy Technologies Institute says heat networks could supply nearly half of heat demand

Government policies ‘not to blame for recent price hikes’

The UK Energy Research Centre says policy costs in the UK are actually not very expensive

Senior energy decision makers ‘in the dark about rising energy costs’

npower has created a new tool to help businesses predict and plan for the future