Higher oil price and production forecast in the US

Production is projected to rise by 30,000 barrels per day, according to the Energy Information Administration

Ørsted finds it has overestimated the amount of power turbines can produce

The offshore wind farm developer’s troubling finding could mean offshore wind energy revenues are significantly lower than expected

Solar and onshore wind ‘reach parity with many global wholesale prices’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says renewable energy sources can now generate electricity at a cost equal to or lower than wholesale prices in California and parts of Europe

Microbusinesses across the UK are at risk of being ‘cut off and ripped off’

Citizens Advice says these firms are not protected in the same way as ordinary consumers and risk being needlessly disconnected, aggressively pursued for debts and mis-sold contracts

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

UK public ‘concerned about climate but unwilling to fund a clean shift’

New research suggests less than a third of people would be happy to contribute just under £38 a month to help pay for new energy infrastructure

Record low prices in CfD auction: Industry responds

With projects set to be delivered for as low as £39.65/MWh, around 30% lower than the second auction held in 2017, the auction has caused a stir amongst the sector

Paul Wheelhouse: ‘CfD system must be urgently reviewed’

He promised to continue to press the UK Government to commit to a fairer system that offers early stage technologies a better chance of securing investment

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

Cost of energy ‘has tripled in the last 20 years’

Compare The Market says the average domestic cost of gas has risen by 221% over the period, the price of electricity has risen by 193%