Time-of-use tariff
Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of time-of-use tariffs’

Smart Energy GB says most customers would be keen to sign up to time-of-use deals if they could save money or help the environment

Business deal
The Monarch Partnership buys EIC and T-Mac Technologies

The transaction will create a major utility consultancy, which will employ 250 people and boast combined revenues of £20 million

Poor customer service
Increasing numbers of small suppliers ‘offering poor customer care’

Citizens Advice has scored five suppliers less than two stars out of five in its latest rankings

Blockchain deal
OVO Energy invests in blockchain firm Electron

The energy supplier bought the minority stake through its Kaluza subsidiary

US & India deal
US to help build six nuclear power plants in India

The nations have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening bilateral security and civil nuclear co-operation

US oil and gas
Pressure to innovate and cut costs ‘to drive US oil and gas deals’

That’s the verdict from international advisory firm BDO Global which has made a number of industry predictions

Oil & gas
Europe, Middle East and Africa lead Q4 oil and gas contracts

These regions saw 487 oil and gas contracts awarded in the fourth quarter of 2018

Battery storage
Battery firms team up to target opportunities in the UK

CellCube has teamed up with Immersa to get involved with the capacity-driven storage market

Oil and gas infrastructure
INEOS fails to acquire ConocoPhillips’ North Sea assets

Both companies have confirmed exclusive talks have concluded

Reminder note to switch
New all-online switching service launches for businesses

Newbury-based Switchyourenergy uses information obtained from current bills to find suitable tariffs