Ireland grants €57m for community and home energy upgrades

They include the installation of insulation, heat pumps, replacement of windows and doors, solar technology, energy efficient lighting and energy monitors, among others

Vattenfall to enter UK home energy market

Vattenfall is to enter the UK domestic energy market as it buys a Bournemouth-based supplier. iSupplyEnergy provides gas and electricity to more than 120,000 customers and employs 170 people. The move follows the Swedish utility’s announcement last month that it has started to sell renewable energy to UK businesses. Vattenfall said no jobs at iSupplyEnergy […]

French utility ENGIE enters UK home energy market

French utility ENGIE has announced the launch of its home energy business in the UK. It is promising to automatically move customers on to its cheapest available tariff when their fixed price deal comes to an end – rather than onto a standard variable tariff which is more expensive. There will be no exit fees […]

Scotland to launch green-tech academies

A series of ‘green academies’ are to be set up across Scotland to train engineers to install energy-saving technology. The academies will be run by Scottish Gas and will create 77 new jobs and apprenticeships, with links to local college courses will help recruit trainees. Training will be given in the installation of insulation, air […]