Reporter’s Blog: Please, fancy dress protestors – don’t confuse the energy sector any more

Inside, E.ON’s chief Tony Cocker revealed he dislikes the phrase “Big Six”, while later, the head of EDF Energy Vincent de Rivaz insisted there isn’t a “cartel”. But that’s exactly what hundreds of protestors outside the Economist’s UK Energy Summit yesterday were complaining about. Some dressed up as Robin Hood, complete with Sherwood green tights […]

Arrests made as activists protest UK Energy Summit

Police brandishing batons have been involved with small skirmishes with protestors from the Climate Justice Collective (CJC) outside the UK Energy Summit in London. Hundreds of protesters from climate campaign groups from around the country teamed up to block the event in the City of London. Once they arrived at the Grange Hotel, protestors attempted […]

Protestors occupy British Gas offices

Fuel Poverty Action campaigners organise sit in at Staines office Other British Gas stories: Centrica splashes £142m on North Sea field Activists occupy British Gas head office Reporter’s Blog British Gas squares up to EDF through 5% electricity cut

Police pass Huhne speeding case to CPS

Essex police investigating allegations made over Chris Huhne covering up a speeding offence back in 2003 have passed their findings to the Crown Prosecution Service. The Energy Secretary fiercely denies the claims and has welcomed the investigation. Essex police launched the inquiry in May after allegations surfaced following a newspaper interview with Mr Huhne’s then […]

Energy saving technology caught by the fuzz

Surrey Police have installed technology that will save them £19,000 every year. Using Voltage Power Optimisation technology the force will save on carbon as well as cost, by optimizing supply voltage. Eunice Mabey, Environment & Energy Manager at Surrey Police said: “Surrey Police has a responsibility to investigate any changes we can make that will […]