Ofgem has launched an investigation into potential breach of billing rules

The regulator says the investigation relates to non-domestic supplier United Gas and Power

Bristol City Council agrees to sale of Bristol Energy

It says the company has faced ‘unprecedented challenges’ since being established and notes selling the company could save money for the city

Drax invests £200k in laptops for students during Covid-19 crisis

It says the donation is part of the energy company’s initiative to inspire more children to study science, technology, engineering and maths subjects

SSEN launches £350k fund to support communities during pandemic

The fund will offer grants of up to £3,000 for projects supporting vulnerable people amid coronavirus pandemic

Dominion Energy commits $1m to aid people affected by Covid-19

The funding aims to ‘lessen the impact of the outbreak’ by supporting organisations such as the American Red Cross

US firm NV Energy offers financial relief to customers impacted by the coronavirus

It has also committed to making a $1m donation to nine nonprofit organisations to help further support struggling customers

Almost 3m elderly people turn off heating as ‘they cannot afford energy bills’

New research shows 18% of people over 65 are on ‘uncompetitive’ Standard Variable Tariffs

Utility giants urge government to establish new onshore wind strategy

They say the renewable energy source is required to reach net zero emissions by 2050 at the least cost to households and businesses

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Brilliant Energy goes bust

It is the 10th supplier to collapse over the last year

Portsmouth Council pulls plug on own energy company

Scrapping the supplier would cost at least £2.5m of money that has already been committed, however, losses would have been greater if it continued