‘Industrial Strategy needs renewables’

Renewable energy should be a key part of the UK’s Industrial Strategy. That’s according to RenewableUK, which has called on the government to prioritise wind, wave and tidal energy to meet the challenge of providing affordable energy and clean growth. It argues these industries are already providing major economic benefits to UK regions, offering growing […]

Industrial gas prices shrank a tenth in spring 2014

Cheaper wholesale gas has seen the gap between UK power and gas prices shrivel in 2014. The shrinking wedge appears clear from recent statistics released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The average cost of gas was 12.6% lower in April to June 2014 than the same year before. Meanwhile average electricity prices for […]

‘Unpredictable’ year in store for energy prices

The energy markets can expect an “unpredictable” 2012 when it comes to prices, according to analysts at an energy brokerage. The unstable world economy will continue to drive trends in the UK and European energy markets this year, suggests EnergyQuote JHA. Jonathan Lydiard-Wilson, a director at the gas and electricity brokers said in a trends […]