Economy Energy under investigation

Small supplier Economy Energy is under investigation for the way telesales staff arranged contracts and to check whether if customers were misled. Energy watchdog Ofgem will look at whether Economy Energy complied with its licence conditions when marketing gas and electricity to customers before February 2014. The firm promotes itself as no frills, stating on its website […]

Hitting the “sweet spot” – shale gas licences tweaked

“Inflexible” licences to explore for shale gas are being tweaked, letting developers hunt on bigger patches of land for longer. This is so they can find the “sweet spots” of shale gas which may be spread across large areas, Energy Minister Michael Fallon announced yesterday. Licences now are tailored to conventional oil and gas drilling, […]