Sterling performance leads to grid surge

England’s win over Germany caused 1.6GW hike in demand says National Grid

Fossil fuel share of global energy mix is ‘just as high as a decade ago’

In 2019, fossil fuels made up 80.2% of the global energy mix, compared to 80.3% in 2009, according to a new report

Keystone XL oil pipeline developer pulls the plug on controversial project

The news follows an executive order signed by President Joe Biden in January 2021 to halt the construction of the oil pipeline, which was planned to carry more than 800,000 barrels of oil a day

Nearly a third of Energy Chiefs believe ‘demand will fully recover in 2021’

Energy bosses suggest grid modernisation, digitalisation and more renewables should be among the sector’s top priorities post-Covid, according to a new report

Third Party Costs – what are they and what does the future hold?

Third Party Costs (TPCs), also called non-energy or non-commodity costs, make up around 60% of a typical energy bill.

US energy consumption collapses to lowest level in three decades

The losses in electricity consumption were minimised due to an increase in residential use, a new report finds

Americans burn furniture for heating as power outages rock Texas

Texas Governor has blamed renewables for power issues

Global power consumption ‘to almost double by 2050’

A new report predicts half of global power generation will come from renewables by 2035

UK and Thailand to work together on energy efficiency

The UK’s ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme aims to encourage the transition to low carbon energy in Thailand while creating real energy cost savings for households and businesses

Almost 21% of business owners are ‘unaware of who is their current energy supplier’

UK businesses could be overpaying on their electricity bill by as much as 44%, according to a new report