Ørsted divests business customer portfolio to Total Gas and Power

The move comes as the Danish energy giant works to shrink its downstream operations and focus on building, owning and operating renewable generation assets

Energy switches in August 17% down on last year

Energy UK reveals a total of 471,441 made the leap during the month, almost a fifth less than in August 2019

British Gas buys failing supplier Robin Hood Energy’s customer base

The failing supplier, run by Nottingham City Council, has made around 230 staff redundant

Octopus Renewables buys 16.8MW of new wind capacity in UK

The two sites, located in South Lanarkshire and Northamptonshire, generate electricity to supply more than 17,000 UK homes

Pre-payment customers ‘overpaying nearly £390m a year on energy bills’

That’s the suggestion from new research published by comparethemarket.com, which reveals 4.1 million customers are each paying on average £94 more a year for their energy than they would pay on a standard credit meter

Wind energy deal
Glennmont Partners sells 15% stake in Finnish wind farm

Kansai Electric Power Company is buying the minority share in the facility, which is currently under construction

Lightbulb in dark room
Nearly 600,000 energy customers switched supplier in March

Overall, switching is up by 10% in 2020 compared to the year before

Business deal
E.ON enters deal with Octopus Energy Group ‘to revamp UK energy retail business’

Newly formed subsidiary E.ONnext aims to facilitate better customer management by utilising a customer platform from Kraken Technologies

Anesco sells 12MW solar farm to Gresham House

The site’s close proximity to the Ilmer Grid substation means the site is ready for co-located battery storage to be installed in the future

ENGIE and EDF sign £350m deal to extend facilities management partnership

The agreement means ENGIE will now continue to provide a range of nuclear power plant services until 2027