Recycled plastic ‘now more costly than new polymers’

A new report suggests the battle against plastic pollution may not yet be won, as it warns economic pressures could drive manufacturers to use less environmentally-friendly options

Just Energy to sell UK operations to Shell Energy for up to £10.8m

It says the sale of its UK operations will enable it to streamline its operations

Do small and medium-sized businesses get a ‘raw deal’ on energy services?

According to a new poll commissioned by Ombudsman Services, many feel like they do

UK’s renewable trade ‘to drop off by 75% before 2023’

Cicero Group notes this collapse in trading activity is likely to mean the UK will not alone be able to successfully achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Winter is Coming – What Energy Users Can Expect

The start of the winter energy season is less than two weeks away and with it comes enhanced volatility.

Octopus Energy expands into Germany with purchase of green supplier

The firm has bought a majority share in challenger business 4hundred

Energy storage systems market ‘to reach $500bn by 2025’

A new report from Global Market Insights predicts the sector will grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 6% over the next several years

Octopus Energy gains more than 300k customers in new deal

The supplier will take ownership of the customers of all three energy supply brands owned by Midcounties Co-operative, including Co-op Energy, Flow Energy and GB Energy

‘More than a third of smart meter users report having problems’

New research suggests the number of people having issues totals around four million, with just over a year to go until the installation deadline

Solar power ‘reaches grid parity in China’

New research suggests subsidy-free solar projects could be built in most cities across China at a cheaper price than energy supplied by the grid