EDF signs deal with digital platform provider

It aims to improve client experience and engagement by enabling energy brokers to quote, validate and submit contracts more effectively

Co-op energy makes offer to acquire UK supplier

The largest independent co-operative in the UK, hopes to absorb Flow Energy Limited

Good Energy and Orsted renew clean power deal

The developer sells the supplier enough clean energy to power more than 26,000 average homes across the UK

UK anaerobic digestion deal successfully signed

An investment manager has bought one of the largest anaerobic digestion (AD) owners and operators in the UK for an undisclosed sum. Biogen, a subsidiary company of Ancala Partners, has acquired Tamar Energy in a deal that creates one of the largest independent AD platforms in the UK. The combined group will operate a network […]

EU approves natural gas merger

The EU has approved the acquisition of a natural gas supplier by energy firm Edison. Gas Natural Vendita Italia was the business that was bought – both companies are based in Italy. The firm that has been sold is currently owned by Gas Natural Fenosa Internacional SA. The Commission has concluded the deal would raise […]

Record 5.5m energy switches in 2017

A record 5.5 million customers switched electricity supplier in 2017. That’s according to the latest figures from Energy UK, which show this is a 15% increase on the 4,822,885 switches that took place the year before. More than 400,000 customers changed supplier in December alone and through the year, competition has intensified, with 28% of […]

Shell enters the domestic energy market

Shell has entered the UK’s domestic energy market with the purchase of independent supplier First Utility. The energy giant says the move will allow more innovative services for customers to be developed and allow the company to expand its business into the steadily growing residential sector. Mark Gainsborough, Shell’s Executive Vice President of New Energies, […]

Business alliance signs hydro deal and announces green goal

A business alliance has signed a new hydropower deal as part of its new target to build 1GW of green power generation in the next three years. SIMEC Energy, which is part of the GFG Alliance, is to acquire clean power developer and operator Green Highland Renewables (GHR) from Ancala Partners. The acquisition of GHR, […]

UK and Taiwan to strengthen energy sector trade links

The UK and Taiwan are to strengthen trade links in key sectors such as energy. International Trade Minister Greg Hands and Taiwanese Vice-Minister of Economic Affairs Mei-Hua Wang agreed last week to improve international dialogues in fields like biotechnology and clean power generation. Trade between the nations grew to £5.35 billion last year and is […]

BP sells off North Sea assets in £300m deal

BP has agreed to sell a number of its oil and gas assets in the North Sea to Serica Energy in a £300 million deal. The property and infrastructure being sold include the Bruce, Keith and Rhum fields, three bridge-linked platforms and associated subsea equipment. The £300 million will be made up of a £12.8 million upfront […]