New UK-China innovation accelerator launched

BGTA and Shanghai Energy are creating a joint fund which will invest £24 million into tech startups

Department for International Trade raises £16bn

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has secured more than £16 billion of foreign investment in five months. It states the money raised since the creation of the new department has boosted job creation and industry growth across the whole of the UK, including the energy sector. In November, International Trade Minister Greg Hands spoke to DONG […]

Firms affected by metal theft call on EU for action

Companies affected by metal theft are calling on EU policymakers to take action in order to prevent and counter metal theft in Europe. Eleven associations representing the railway, public transport and energy sectors as well as the recycling industry are calling for action. The newly-formed coalition aims to raise awareness about the negative effects of […]

Sustainability key for ‘international competitiveness’

British businesses need to be more sustainable if they want to be “internationally competitive”. That’s the view of James Close, a partner at Ernst & Young, who told ELN firms in the UK should look at energy sources with lower costs to be able to compete at an international level. He stressed sustainability isn’t just […]

M+C makes fourth acquisition in a year

M&C Energy Group will raise its turnover to more than £40m following its acquisition this week of Oldham-based energy consultancy Utility Masters. The deal marks the fourth buy-up M&C has made in the past year and is a further stage in its “aggressive growth strategy”. Dunfermline-based M&C now manages more than £6.25bn of energy consumption […]