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

October smashed record for highest electricity switching rate since April 2019

Almost 621,000 switches were recorded during the month, according to a new report

‘UK’s largest battery’ plugged into Balancing Mechanism

Flexitricity has begun optimising Gresham House’s 50MW battery in South Yorkshire

ExxonMobil to cut 1,900 US jobs as pandemic ‘makes the need for reorganisation urgent’

The layoffs will affect employees at the oil giant’s management offices in Houston, Texas

Almost three million UK households ‘owe £188m to energy suppliers’

An estimated 1.9 million households plan to spend less on food in order to be able to pay for their energy bills, according to a report

Almost 81% of oil and gas workers ‘would consider a job outside the industry’

More than half of these workers would be interested in working in renewables and offshore wind, according to a report