ScottishPower boss predicts higher energy bills as a result of failures

Keith Anderson said that in April the price cap will go up by several hundred pounds

Industry urges government and Ofgem to transform transmission charges

The charges are ‘out of date’ and more expensive for Scottish projects, Scottish Renewables suggests

UK regulator dismisses appeals against Ofgem’s RIIO-2 price control

CMA has found in favour of Ofgem on most grounds and it upheld the regulator’s decision to reduce the future returns to investors

Price cap to skyrocket to £1,660 next summer

New analysis by Cornwall Insight predicts the energy bills will increase by approximately 30% compared to the current price cap

Energy prices expected to heat up next summer

The price cap is set to rise by 14% to £1,455, new analysis finds

Utility Point and People’s Energy go bust

Nearly 570,000 customers are expected to be affected by the closure of the two suppliers

Ofgem launches investigation into Community Energy Scheme UK

The investigation aims to find whether the company breached consumer protection legislation

National Grid boss warns Britain risks power blackouts because of network decay

National Grid’s CEO fears parts of the UK are at greater risk because of the cancellation of projects and the lack of investment in energy networks

Scotland
Scotland’s new action plan aims to empower energy consumers

It intends to establish an independent Consumers Commission ‘to give consumers a more powerful voice’ in Scotland and Britain’s energy policy