EDF Energy has raised its electricity prices by 2.7%

The price hike is expected to affect 1.3 million of its customers, leaving 59% unaffected by the changes

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

UK’s largest supplier of electricity, EDF Energy, signs major deal with UD Group

UK’s largest supplier of electricity, EDF Energy, signs major deal with UD Group UD Group has agreed a major contract with EDF Energy, the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity. EDF Energy is the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain and the largest supplier to British businesses. UD Group’s transformational platform will […]

EDF to invest €8bn in energy storage by 2035

It aims to develop 10GW of additional electricity storage projects globally over the next 17 years

Seaweed sees nuclear power station cry for kelp

EDF’s Torness nuclear power station in Scotland was forced to partially close down last week after seaweed was carried into its cooling ducts

UK watchdog rejects SSE, EDF’s appeal on transmission charges

The competition watchdog has dismissed EDF and SSE’s appeal against Ofgem’s decision on transmission charges. In 2016, SSE had requested a change to industry rules about charges paid by electricity generators for using the transmission system, which would have resulted in them receiving a £120 million rebate from National Grid. It argued generators in Britain […]

EDF revenues fall as nuclear profits drop off

EDF has pledged to step up its renewable energy efforts as its sliding nuclear business sees revenues fall. The French energy giant’s overall annual results for last year show a 16% drop in earnings before interest and tax, falling to £12.2 billion. Earnings in the UK fell by around a third as the company received lower […]

New UK research hub for smart homes and buildings

A new hub dedicated to smart homes and buildings research has been opened in the UK. The new Centre for Smart Homes and Buildings (CSHB) in Watford is currently testing a range of devices, covering heating, energy use, safety and security, lighting as well as air quality. The Building Research Establishment (BRE) will work with […]

‘Sizewell could be 20% cheaper than Hinkley’

EDF has claimed it could build a second new nuclear power station in the UK a fifth cheaper than the cost of the £20 billion Hinkley Point C project. The energy giant said the planned Sizewell facility on the Suffolk coast could be built more cheaply by replicating its predecessor’s construction techniques, using existing grid […]

Unions reach deal to avoid strike at Hinkley nuclear plant

Potential strike action by hundreds of construction workers building the new Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear power station has been averted. Members of the GMB and Unite unions were preparing for industrial action after they rejected the previous pay offer made by EDF. However, under the improved pay deal, wages will be up to 36% […]