Reacting and reforecasting: How suppliers have responded to COVID-19

The rapid spread of Covid-19 has led to an unprecedented degree of change to the ways we live and work.

‘First wind farm owned by its customers’ launches in the UK

The project allows consumers to own as little as £250 worth share in a scheme that could reduce their electricity bills up to 26% every year

‘US renewable energy consumption tops coal for the first time in more than 130 years’

In 2019, electricity generation from coal fell to its lowest level in 42 years, according to a new report

Almost 85% of UK millennials ‘clueless’ about energy meter reading

Around 63% also cannot distinguish the difference between off-peak and on-peak energy consumption

Wärtsilä’s smart energy storage solution ‘to slash college’s power consumption’

Smart software charges the lithium-ion batteries when the energy price is low and discharges them when the price rises

‘Britons could face an average £103 price hike on energy bills’

Household energy bills could soar by £50m as 90 fixed energy deals end in April, according to a new survey

Abu Dhabi replaces 4,184 streetlights with LED lights

The $3m project is expected to contribute to more than 80% savings in annual energy consumption

Irish home energy consumption up by as much as 30% in lockdown

A new report from Pinergy and Savills highlights how Covid-19 has changed the patterns of energy consumption in the home

UK households paid to use electricity during Covid-19 lockdown

This happened as a surge in renewable generation on the weekend coincided with low demand caused by the coronavirus lockdown

Minecraft teaches renewable energy to housebound students

The gaming programmes will encourage students learning from home during coronavirus-related school closures to manage a sustainable city