Chancellor confirms £1k annual energy bill cut for infrastructure neighbours

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement has introduced proposals for residents living closest to new electricity infrastructure to receive up to £1,000 annually off their energy bills

Nearly 58% of Britons support fully low carbon grid by 2030

A notable 67% of survey respondents expressed support for the notion that all new homes should be equipped with solar panels

‘UK’s largest’ consumer-owned wind farm under construction

Construction has started at Kirk Hill Wind Farm in Kirkoswald, Ayrshire, set to be operational in early 2024

Ireland braces for soaring power prices in 2024

Irish power prices are predicted to increase in 2024 due to gas supply disruptions, according to a report

UK electricity consumption plummets

Total electricity consumption fell by 2.9% in the three months up to August 2023, with reduced domestic sales attributed to price-related shifts in consumer behaviour

EV charging goes off-peak

UK Power Networks and ubitricity have partnered to optimise electric vehicle charging by reducing demand during peak usage hours

Smart meter mania sweeps UK: Record high installations

The UK experienced a record-breaking month for electricity smart meter installations in August, according to a report

UK faces EV charger grid strain: Delays hamper summer plans

Experts have highlighted that EV charger installations face significant power supply delays

Electricity smart meter installations surge by 14% year on year

June’s figures surpassed last year’s numbers, reaching a total of 209,000 installations, according to a report

UK energy suppliers under fire as non-compliance incidents increase by 23%

Ofgem has revealed an increase in energy suppliers’ non-compliance with legal requirements, with missed payment deadlines and data deadlines being the most significant issues