Gas
Leep Utilities granted independent gas transporter licence

It will allow the company to provide developers and contractors with a full multi-utility offering across all utilities on new developments

Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Are REGOs fit for purpose?

Buying renewable power is unquestionably the right thing to do and can only help the UK to meet its carbon goals and mitigate climate change

Smarter and more flexible energy system ‘could save UK up to £40bn’

That’s according to Ofgem and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which have written a joint letter to the Energy Networks Association regarding its Open Networks Project

Ofgem approves smart heating tech for energy efficiency project

Vestemi claims its innovative technology can reduce heating bills by up to 30%

Ofgem sets out medium-term objectives amid changing energy sector

The regulator notes its main priority is to continue to ‘protect the interests of existing and future consumers’

Ofgem warns Solarplicity over late Feed-in Tariff payments

The energy supplier failed to make some of the FiT payments that were due as part of the payment plans previously set out with the regulator

Tougher tests for new entrant energy suppliers come into effect

Suppliers must provide proof of sufficient funding for the first year of operation

Ofgem orders Green Star Energy to pay £350,000

More than 1,800 customers in the private rental market were unable to access their accounts and switch to cheaper tariffs

Energy customers ‘face a lottery’ when their energy supplier goes bust

New research from Which? suggests some customers have been hit by overnight price hikes of hundreds of pounds after their supplier went out of business

Collapse of 11 energy suppliers ‘could cost consumers £172m’

Citizens Advice estimates that is the total amount left behind by the failed energy suppliers