London Mayor seeks bids to run new energy business

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s Office is inviting the electricity market to come forward with proposals to run its new energy business. The Greater London Authority (GLA) is in the process of becoming the first public authority in the country to receive a “junior” electricity licence and expects to trade power by early next […]

Boris bashes Ken’s energy co-op plans

Ken Livingstone’s plans for an energy co-op have taken a bashing from incumbent Mayor Boris Johnson, days after the pair allegedly shared a slanging match after a radio interview. In the run up to the Mayoral election, Mr Livingstone is appealing to Londoners feeling the pinch, claiming he could slice £120 off household bills with […]

Energy infrastructure at risk from extreme weather

Electricity and gas infrastructure in many parts of the UK are under threat from extreme weather conditions, according to the Environment Agency’s head of climate change. Malcolm Fergusson issued the warning at the launch this week of The Greening Campaign, a drive to involve communities in climate change adaptation. Fergusson said: “A lot of our […]