OVO Energy will reportedly slash its workforce amid energy crisis

The energy supplier will allegedly cut nearly 1,700 jobs

OVO Energy boss talks about the “cuddle your pet to stay warm” mail

Stephen Fitzpatrick apologised for the mail sent to customers and said “somebody had a bad day”

Each Manchester ad screen ‘consumes the same amount of electricity as three homes’

Each of 86 digital advertising boards across the city said to use nearly 11,501kWh of electricity every year

EDF switches off 46-year-old nuclear power station

The French energy giant will now move into the defuelling phase of Hunterston B in North Ayrshire in Scotland

Failed supplier ‘collapsed after bp called in debts’

bp allegedly sought repayment of £52.8 million debt before the supplier exited the market

New partnership to prepare Ofgem for regulation of heat networks

An Ofgem Executive will work with Heat Trust as Head of Compliance and Audit on a 12-month secondment

Customers in Belfast to face 19% increase in gas bills

The change in firmus energy’s gas tariffs is predicted to affect an estimated 149,000 customers

Canadian pension fund pours $300m into Octopus Energy

The deal is expected to push the company’s valuation close to $5 billion

ScottishPower and AA join forces beyond EV ‘range anxiety’

Drivers of EVs that run ‘out of charge’ could benefit from a free service from the AA

Almost 36% of Scots are struggling to pay their energy bills

Nearly 80% of Scots cited rising energy costs as the reason for that struggle, according to new research