Ofgem’s new price cap: More than 15 million households will see energy bills slashed by up to £95

The energy market regulator also lowered the level for prepayment meter customers from £1,164 to £1,070 per year

British Gas launches new digital-only energy brand

Online only service offers one year price fix and green energy sourcing

‘Almost 14m UK households face £288m energy bill shock’

The lockdown has prevented meter readers from visiting properties, ‘hiding’ the fact energy use is estimated to have risen by £16 a month

‘Net zero progress is not just a number – it will make a qualitative change’

That’s the suggestion from Alastair Martin, Founder and CSO of Flexitricity who spoke to ELN about the continued growth of renewables and how the net zero target can change the way people behave

European power demand falls below five-year average amid Covid-19 outbreak

Despite the fall, a new report notes ‘there are signs that demand is stabilising in those markets with lockdowns in place the longest’

Coronavirus lockdown ‘knocks electricity demand by 13%’

A new report suggests this change in energy consumption is most notable in the morning peak and middle of the day

IEA: Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2018

That was a result of higher energy consumption, which increased at nearly twice the average rate of growth since 2010

IEA: World needs flexible power systems as renewables rise

Their share is forecast to increase from 25% today to more than 40% by 2040

New voluntary code of conduct for demand side response

Flex Assure sets common standards for businesses that co-ordinate or aggregate demand response from individual customers

Planet ‘will warm by 2.5˚C and fail Paris Agreement’

The planet is likely to warm by 2.5˚C, failing to achieve the targets outlined in the Paris Agreement. That’s according to DNV GL, which says this is despite energy demand plateauing by 2030 as a result of efficiency improvements and reduced fossil fuel generation. It expects renewable energy sources to make up nearly half of […]